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Confederate (CSV)


James Butler

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A in the 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861. Occupation farmer, age when enlisted 25, single. He re-enlisted for the War 5 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, with service data from Booth2.


c. 1836 in LA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4434]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pp. 203 - 204  [AotW citation 5057]