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Confederate (CSV)


George Christ

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company H, 8th Louisiana Infantry on March 8th, 1862 in Rapides Parish, LA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded (possibly mortally) and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted Sept. 26th, 1862, to the US Army General Hospital at Philadelphia, PA. He was released from the hospital Oct. 13th, 1862. On List (not dated) of Rebel Prisoners sent to Ft. Delaware, DE from Provost Barracks, Philadelphia, Pa. on Oct. 14th, 1862. His Company roll says her "went in fight at Sharpsburg and has never been seen since". It seems likely he died while a prisoner.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 330  [AotW citation 13210]