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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Alexander Hesser

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 20 year old farmer living in Mansfield, LA when he enlisted in Company F, 9th Louisiana Infantry on July 7, 1861 at Camp Moore.

On the Campaign

He was killed (or mortally wounded) in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. A note in his records also says he "Died in Hospital of wounds Received in Battle of Sharpsburg".


c. 1841


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 291  [AotW citation 13990]