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Confederate (CSV)


Andrew Lusk

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 21 year old carpenter in Livingston Parish, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th Louisiana Infantry in New Orleans on 13 January (or 4 March in New Orleans) 1862 in Ponchatoula, LA. He was captured at Strasburg, VA on 2 June 1862, held at Fort Delaware, exchanged on 5 August at Aikens' Landing, VA, and returned to duty by the end of the month.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Harpers Ferry on 15 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured again, near Fredericksburg, VA on 4 May 1863 and paroled at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DSC on the 19th. He was back with his Company in June. He was a prisoner for a third time, captured at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863. He was released after taking an oath of allegiance on 6 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3.


c. 1841 in IL