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Confederate (CSA)


James Scott

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 31 year old laborer in Donaldsonville, LA he enlisted as Sergeant, Company C, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

Orderly (First) Sergeant, he was senior man present in his Company and commanded it at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain, date not given, and was with his Company to at least August 1864.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His role at Sharpsburg from the Military Record.2


c. 1830 in IRELAND


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. 494  [AotW citation 19875]

2   Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg.. 14  [AotW citation 19876]