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Confederate (CSV)


Henry Dantin

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 23 year old laborer when he enlisted in Company G, 10th Louisiana Infantry on July 22, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted October 15, 1862 to US Army Hospsital No. 2, Frederick, MD. Transferred to Fortress Monroe, VA October 17th, and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on November 10, 1862. He was again captured, in action in the Wilderness, VA on May 12, 1864. He was received at Point Lookout,MD from Belle Plains, VA on May 19th and forwarded to Elmira, NY on July 28, 1864. On a Roll dated "Hdqrs. Prison Camp, Elmira, N. Y., Dec. 16th, 1864" it was noted "Desires to take the Oath of Allegiance. Remarks: Volunteered July 22nd, 1861. Is a Frenchman, Desires to go to New Orleans, La., where his relatives reside". He was paroled at Elmira on February 25, 1865 and sent to James River (VA) for exchange.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1838 in FRANCE


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 533  [AotW citation 13930]