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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas White

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 27 year old engineer in New Orleans, he enlisted as a Sergeant in Company C, 14th Louisiana Infantry on 6 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was wounded in June 1862, place not known.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the knee in action and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital near Sharpsburg and briefly at US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD on 12-13 October, then sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862 and back with his Company by December. He was commissioned First Lieutenant, date not given. He was on furlough in November and December 1863, but probably overstayed his time and was absent without leave to February 1864. He was wounded and captured again, at Winchester, VA on 19 September 1864. He was admitted to the USA General Hospital in Baltimore, MD, briefly imprisoned at Point Lookout on 26 October, and exchanged 15 November at Venus Point on the Savannah River. He was surrendered and paroled at 9 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1


c. 1834 in PA


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. 1068  [AotW citation 22338]