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Confederate (CSV)


George W. Singletary

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 31 year old clerk in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 5th Louisiana Infantry on 4 June 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent due to his Sharpsburg wound into August 1863. He was captured at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD. He was paroled and exchanged there on 9 March 1864 and released at City Point, VA on the 10th. He was surrendred and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1830 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, Part 2, pg. 582  [AotW citation 22321]