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Confederate (CSV)


Louis Merz

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company D (the West Point Guards), 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 "one hundred paces in advance of his Company at Sharpsburg."

References & notes

Service information from Thomas,1 who has him as Lewis Mertz.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 130 - 137  [AotW citation 2616]