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Confederate (CSV)


Patrick Fields

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I, 5th Louisiana Infantry on May 22, 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted from 1st Corporal to First Sergeant on July 27, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was absent without leave after May 1863 and declared a deserter.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 840  [AotW citation 13945]