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Confederate (CSV)


John Molger

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old laborer in St. Landry Parish, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He lost the use of his right hand, probably form his Sharpsburg wound. He was absent, disabled and detailed as a guard at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA by January 1864, and was there for the rest of the war. He was captured in Richmond on 3 April 1865.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His wounding from the Military Record.2


c. 1833 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 1, pg. 1009  [AotW citation 19890]

2   Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg. 14  [AotW citation 19891]