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Confederate (CSV)


James Machon

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 20 year old carpenter in Livingston Parish, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th Louisiana Infantry in New Orleans on 7 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

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 near Fredericksburg, VA on 3 May 1863 and briefly at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC, then at Fort Delaware. He was wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, VA on 18 May 1864 and absent wounded or sick to the end of the war. He was captured as a "deserter" at Pass Manchac, LA on 18 April 1865.

References & notes

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


c. 1841 in CANADA