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Confederate (CSV)


John Doherty

(c. 1833 - 1865)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 29 year old married laborer in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company B, 8th Louisiana Infantry on March 12, 1862 at New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

By October 1862 he had been paroled and was in camp at Winchester, VA. He died in hospital (place not stated) in January 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1833 in IRELAND




1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 642  [AotW citation 13922]