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Confederate (CSV)


Henry Dietz

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 22 year old butcher in New Orleans when he enlisted in the 3rd Company, Washington Artillery on March 4, 1862 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was on extra or daily duty in the Quartermaster Department (QMD), and by September 863 he was detailed to the Chief QMD, Longstreet's Corps, Chattanooga, TN. He returned to his Company on January 10, 1864. He was listed as absent without leave after April 18, 1864. He was declared a deserter and dropped from the rolls on September 1, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, who also listed him as H. Deitz. Present in following engagements: 1862 - Rappahannock Sta., Va., Manassas, Va., Sharpsburg, Md., Fredericksburg; 1863 - Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Pa., Williamsport, Md.; 1864 - Newbern, N. C.


c. 1840 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. 630  [AotW citation 13921]