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Confederate (CSV)


Christopher Bush

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old clerk in New Orleans, he enlisted in the 3rd Company, Washington Artillery on May 8th, 1862 in Richmond, VA. The Company roll notes that he was "Present in the following engagements; 1862, Rappahannock Station, Aug. 23rd; Manassas, Aug. 29th; Sharpsburg, Md., Sept. 15th, 16th, 17th".

On the Campaign

He was present at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was absent, sick from mid-1863, and detailed to the Ordnance Department, Richmond, from November 1863 to the end of the War - noted as "unfit for service".

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1840 in SWITZERLAND


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 200  [AotW citation 13188]