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Confederate (CSV)


Alpheus Shumway

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 27 year old clerk in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company I, First Louisiana Infantry 4 May 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted to Sergeant on 20 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


c. 1834; New Orleans, LA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 560  [AotW citation 19953]