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Confederate (CSV)


Archibald Scott

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Louisiana Guard Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Louisiana Guard Artillery on 8 June 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 21 March 1863 but rejoined the Battery 6 August 1863. He deserted to the enemy on 28 September 1863 at Somerville, VA. He was held at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC until released on an oath of allegiance on 13 December 1863. He was then a resident of Peoria, IL.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


Date not known in LA


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. 491  [AotW citation 19949]