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Confederate (CSV)


James McGowen

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 7 July 1861, at Camp Moore, LA, in Company F, 9th Louisiana Infantry. He was a farmer in Mansfield, LA, age 30 when enlisted, single.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

In the April 1863 Roll he was listed as being "absent, missing since Sharpsburg fight", later as "missing after battle of Sharpsburg, supposed to have been killed".

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1831 in AL


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. 1201  [AotW citation 14980]