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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Purvis

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old farmer in Spring Cane, LA, he enlisted on 27 February 1862 in Alexandria, LA as Private in Company D, 2nd Louisiana Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date and place not given

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


c. 1838 in MS




1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 220  [AotW citation 19848]