(c. 1840 - 1892)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
He was a 22 year old clerk in Opelousas when he enlisted in Company F, 8th Louisiana Infantry on March 27, 1862 at Opelousas, LA.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was admitted October 15, 1862 to the US Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD. Sent to the hospital at Fort McHenry on October 18th, and paroled there. He was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange, and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on November 10. Furloughed to Louisiana for 30 days, and later considered disabled. Paroled at Washington, LA on June 17, 1865.
References & notes
Basic information from Booth1.
09/18/1892; burial in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cemetery (old), Church Point, 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. 544-545 [AotW citation 13914]