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Confederate (CSV)


Peter Felen

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 25 year old painter in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company I, First Louisiana Infantry on May 4, 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted to Sergeant on April 28, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reported missing and, by 1 January 1863, listed as a deserter. Post-war records say he took an oath of allegiance to the United States after Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1836 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. 827  [AotW citation 13944]