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Confederate (CSV)


George H. Lowe

(? - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company D, 5th Louisiana Infantry on 16 May 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Monocacy, MD on 9 July 1864, and "left in the hands of the enemy" at Frederick, MD. He was admitted on 9 or 10 July to US Army General Hospital, Frederick and died there on 2 September 1864. Originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as G. Lowe. Service data from Booth2.


09/02/1864; Frederick, 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 4816]

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. 803  [AotW citation 13164]