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Confederate (CSV)


John C. Lamar

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 7 July 1861, at Camp Moore, LA in Company C - the Bienville Blues - 9th Louisiana Infantry. He was a student, living in El Dorado, AR, age 20 when enlisted, and single. He was present on all Rolls to December 1861. He re-mustered for the War, at Camp Carondelet, VA on 5 February 1862. Roll for May and June 1862, states he was present.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to the hospital, but was back with his Company in November 1862. Rolls from November 1862 to October 1863, state he was present. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and received at Pt. Lookout, MD, from Washington, DC on the 11th. He was paroled until exchanged at Pt. Lookout, MD on 10 March 1864, received at City Point, VA on the 15th. He was captured again, at Fishers' Hill, VA on 22 September 1864. Received at Pt. Lookout from Harpers Ferry on 3 January 1865, paroled there, and transferred for exchange on 10 February. Received at Cox's Landing, James River, VA 15 February and exchanged. He was absent on furlough at War's end.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1841 in AL


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. 627  [AotW citation 14924]