Home State: Missouri
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry
From St. Louis, MO, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at US Army hospitals in Frederick, MD, in October 1862, then sent to Fort McHenry, MD. He was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange, date not given, and was back on duty before December 1863. He was captured in action in the Wilderness, VA on 12 May 1864. He was held at Point Lookout, MD then transferred to Elmira, NY on 25 July 1864. He was released on taking the oath of allegiance 17 May 1865.
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. 428 [AotW citation 19873]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #753 [AotW citation 19874]