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Confederate (CSV)


John G. Corkern

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 28 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. also Corkern, J. C.; Cochran, J. G.) Enlisted as Private, Company I, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861. Roll for July 7th, 1861, to Oct., 1861, Absent. Left in Washington Parish. Sick. Present on Rolls from Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862. Roll for May and June, 1862, Absent in the Midway House Hospl., Charlottesville. Roll for June 30th to Nov. 1st, 1862, Absent. Left as Nurse in Maryland. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured at Antietam, Sept. 28th, 1862. Recd. at Ft. McHenry, Md., Oct. 14th, 1862. Paroled at Sharpsburg, sent to Alken's Landing, Va., Oct. 19th, 1862. Declared exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va., Nov. 10th, 1862. Captured at Rappahannock, Va., Nov. 7th, 1863. Sent to Washington, Nov. 11th, 1863. Died Aug. 30th, 1864, at Pt. Lookout, Md. Born Louisiana, occupation farmer, Res. Franklinton, age when enlisted 20, single..


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 442  [AotW citation 13646]