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Confederate (CSV)


Arthur Bryde

(c. 1841 - 1906)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, 5th Louisiana Infantry on June 4th, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was described with: Complexion dark, hair dark, eyes blue, height 5 ft. 10 in. He was then a slater in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was listed as absent, wounded to October, but absent without leave in November and December. He was present with his Company from January 1863. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 24 June 1863. He was wounded and captured in action at Monocacy near Frederick, MD on 9 July 1864. Admitted to US Army General Hospital Frederick, MD on July 10th, 1864. Transferred to US Army General Hospital, West's Bldgs, Baltimore, MD on July 27th. Received at Point Lookout, MD on Nov. 23rd, 1864. Sent to Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC on Jan. 3rd, 1865. Released on Oath of Allegiance to the US on June 17th, 1865.

After the War

He lived in Maryland after the War.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Further details from his death notice in the Confederate Veteran2.


c. 1841; St. Louis, MO


01/12/1906; Woodlawn, MD


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 169  [AotW citation 13179]

2   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. 14, No. 3 (March 1906), pg. 133  [AotW citation 13198]