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Confederate (CSV)


Michael Masterson

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old laborer in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 10th Louisiana Infantry 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his right leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He lost his right leg to amputation. He was treated at the US Army General Hospital #2 in Frederick, MD and transferred to Fort McHenry on 17 October. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862 and then in the First Division, 3rd Army Corps Hospital (probably in Richmond, VA). HE was disabled for further service.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


c. 1833 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 1, pg. 909  [AotW citation 19946]