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Confederate (CSV)


Solomon Carter

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A laborer in Alexandria, LA, he enlisted in Company I, 8th Louisiana Infantry on May 24th, 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent until at least August 1864 from wounds and was eventually dropped from the rolls as absent without leave.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


Date not known 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, pg. 276  [AotW citation 13203]