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Confederate (CSV)


John St. Ange Bossiere

(1845 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old clerk in Covington, LA, he enlisted in Company I, 9th Louisiana Infantry on March 18th, 1862 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Appears on a Parole of Prisoners of War, Office of Provost Mar. Gen., Army of the Potomac, Sept. 27th, 1862. Prisoner of War, Paroled and sent from Ft. McHenry, Md., to Aikens Landing, Va., for exchange Oct. 25th, 1862." Declared exchanged at Aikens Landing, Va. Rolls from Nov., 1862, to April, 1863, "Absent. Sick." Roll for May and June, 1863, "Went to Washington Par. with his wounded brother. Joined army in La." Furloughed to La., and enlisted in Greenleaf's Company. The name of Bossiere, St. Ange, also appears as Pvt. of Co. E. Ogden's La. Cav. Appears on Roll of Prisoners of War, Paroled at Gainesville, Ala., May 12th, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, who lists him as St. Ange Bossiere, and says he was also on the Rolls as Bossier, St. Ange A. and Bossin, St. Aange.


1845 in LA


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, Part 1, pp. 47, 48  [AotW citation 13151]