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Confederate (CSV)


J. Hefleugh

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Washington (LA) Artillery, 2nd Company

Before Sharpsburg

A 34 year old laborer in New Orleans, he enlisted in that city as a Driver in the First Company, Washington Artillery on May 28, 1861. He was kicked by a horse and had his leg broken on October 29, 1861, and was at Hospital in Richmond until December. He was detailed to the 2nd Company, Washington Artillery on 27 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with the 2nd Company at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter at Williamsport, MD on July 8, 1863, but was actually captured at Falling Waters, MD on July 14, 1863, and sent to the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC on July 18th. He was released on an Oath of Allegiance to the United States on December 20, 1863 and "sent North".

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, who says he took part in following engagements: 1861 - Bull Run, July 18; Manassas, July 21; Munson's Hill, Va., Aug. 28; Hall Hills, Va., Sept. _; Lewinsville, Va., Sept. 11 and 25; 1862 - Yorktown, Va., April 25; Mechanicsville, Va., May 25; Rappahannock Sta., Va., Aug. 23; Manassas, Aug. 29 and 30; Sharpsburg, Md., Sept. 15, 16, 17; Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 11, 12, 13; 1863 - Chancellorsville, May 2 and 3; Gettysburg, Pa., July 3; Williamsport, Md., July 6.


c. 1827 in GERMANY


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 255  [AotW citation 13982]