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Confederate (CSV)


James W. McPherson

(c. 1816 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 6 June 1861 in New Orleans, in Company C, 14th Louisiana Infantry. He was a carpenter in New Orleans, age 45, and single at enlistment.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1816 in PA


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. 1243  [AotW citation 14988]