site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)


Herman J. Dussor

(c. 1838 - 1901)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 23 year old single clerk in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company I, First Louisiana Volunteers on April 25, 1861. He was appointed 4th Sergeant, but was reduced in rank to Private on June 20, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled on September 30, 1862, at the US Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD by October 16, and on to Fort McHenry, MD on October 17, 1862. He was forwarded to Fortress Monroe, VA, and exchanged at Alken's Landing, VA on November 10, 1862. He was then on furlough, but back with his Company by March, 1863. He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on July 4, 1863. He was at Fort McHenry, MD until paroled at Fort Delaware, DE on September 28, 1864. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on September 30. At War's end he was paroled and took an Oath of Amnesty on May 29, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Burial detail from his gravesite on Findagrave.


c. 1838 in GERMANY


01/16/1901; burial in Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery #1 (Louisa), New Orleans, 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. 735-736  [AotW citation 13928]