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Confederate (CSV)


Silas Tibbetts

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 4 March 1862 at Alexandria, LA in Company I, 8th Louisiana Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, sent to Fortress Monroe, VA, then exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862. He was wounded and left behind to be captured at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863. He was in the West's Buildings US Army hospital in Baltimore and sent a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD on 20 August 1863. He was released on 16 April 1864 after taking an oath of allegiance to the United States.

References & notes

Service information from Booth.1


Date not known in KY


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, Part 2, pp. 831-832  [AotW citation 22318]