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Confederate (CSA)


John Saunders

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 35 year old sailor in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Ft. McHenry, MD on 12 November 1862 and exchanged at City Point, VA on 21 November. He was captured again, at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864. He was held at Point Lookout, MD until 28 May 1864, when he joined the US Army.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


c. 1826 in GERMANY


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. 455  [AotW citation 19881]