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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Henry Clay Trabue

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old clerk in Shreveport, LA, he enlisted as Private, Company A, First Louisiana Infantry on 28 April 1861 in Shreveport. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant on 20 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Booth,1 who has him as Charles C. Trabue. Details from family genealogists and the Register (Vol. 17, 1919) of the Kentucky Historical Society. Charles' father Charles Clay Trabue (1798-1851) had been Mayor of Nashville 1839-41.


09/08/1834 in TN


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. 858  [AotW citation 19966]