(c. 1819 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry
A 42 year old planter in Madison Parish, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company E, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Captain, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the neck in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He died at Sharpsburg on 20 September 1862. He was Originally buried "On Ben, Grave's farm in first field on right hand side of Shepherdstown road ... the farm did belong to J. H. Grove", on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
c. 1819 in LA
09/20/1862; 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 4514]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 521 [AotW citation 19952]