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Confederate (CSV)


John Comerchi

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 26 year old single farmer in Winnsboro when he enlisted in Company E, 8th Louisiana Infantry on February 28, 1862 in Franklin Parish, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured at Rappahannock, VA on November 7, 1863. He was forwarded to Point Lookout, MD from Washington, DC on November 11 and paroled until exchanged at Point Lookout on March 10, 1864. He was received at City Point, VA on March 16, 1864. The Roll to August 31, 1864 lists him as absent without leave in Louisiana.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1834 in MEXICO


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 400   [AotW citation 13909]