(1842 - 1914)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry
He enlisted 22 July 1861, at Camp Moore, LA, in Company K, 10th Louisiana Infantry. He was a farmer, living in Vermilion, giving his age as 22 when enlisted, single.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the neck and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Admitted 9 October 1862, to No. 5 US Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD. Paroled at Ft. McHenry, MD on 12 November 1862. Received at City Point, VA on the 21st. Final note in the military record that he was "Disabled on account of gunshot wound Recd. in neck."
After the War
He married in St. Landry Parish in December 1865 (or Texas, 1867), and was living in Jefferson County, TX by 1868.
References & notes
More on the Web
There's a post war photo of him posted by Michael Jones on his The South's Defender blog in 2012.
10/15/1842; Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, LA
07/30/1914; Jefferson County, TX; burial in China Cemetery, China, TX