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Confederate (CSV)


Frank Nelson

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 29 year old unmarried seaman living in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company B, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, thanks to the pointer from Tom V.G. Nilsen.


1833 in NORWAY


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, Pt. 1, pg. 1264  [AotW citation 18229]