(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
He was a 19 year old student in Opelousas, LA when he enlisted in Company F, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 26 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not known.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He died from his wound on 10 October 1862. Originally buried "East of J. C. Grove's warehouse, on hill near a new house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
c. 1842 in LA
10/10/1862; 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 4747]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 375 [AotW citation 13170]