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Confederate (CSV)


Addison McGehee Arnold

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 21 year old farmer on his widowed mother Mary's place at Paris in Lafayette County, MS. He enlisted and mustered as a Private in Company B, 19th Mississippi Infantry on 17 May 1861 at Abbevile in Lafayette County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed 4th Corporal on 13 November 1862. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He probably died in Lafayette County, MS before 1880.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married Andross (?) King and they had 2 sons, Claude and Cruse, in 1870 and 1874.


c. 1840 in MS


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29795]