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Confederate (CSV)


James Lally

(1839 - 1908)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 8 June 1861, at New Orleans, in Company K, 15th Louisiana Infantry. He was a stevedore in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA to at least the end of October 1862. By December he had been declared a deserter (later listed as furloughed, to Mobile, AL), and "reported to have joined Hvy. Batty. at Mobile."

After the War

He served on the New Orleans police force, retired, and "went into business for himself."

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, who has him as James Lolly and James Lalley, and his birthplace as Ireland. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from his obituary in the New Orleans Item of 17 March 1908.


09/12/1839; New Orleans, LA


03/16/1908; New Orleans, LA; burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, LA


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. 783  [AotW citation 14947]