(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry
A 27 year old farmer in Mt. Lebanon, LA, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant 28 December 1861 and commissioned First Lieutenant, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried "in N.E. corner of Mrs. Lucker's house-field" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg [map].
After the War
He was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1834 in GA
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 4936]
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. 358 [AotW citation 19957]