(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Staff
Unit: Hays' Brigade
He was a lawyer in New Orleans, and enlisted as a Private in the Louisiana Guard Artillery on 26 April 1861. He was appointed Lieutenant and aide-de-camp to General Hays on 28 July 1862.
On the Campaign
From General Hays' Report:
To my staff-Captain John H. New, assistant adjutant-general, and Lieutenant Dwight Martin, aide-de-camp-I am under particular obligations for their constant attendance and prompt discharge of their several duties. Lieutenant Martin, I regret to add, was mortally wounded early in the morning.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Sharpsburg and died of his wounds on 24 September after "the most acute suffering".
References & notes
Service from Krick.1. The coat he wore at Sharpsburg is in the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, VA. He was originally buried in the Girod Street Cemetery, New Orleans, but reinterred in the 1970s.
09/24/1862; in MD; burial in Hope Mausoleum, New Orleans, LA