(1839 - 1863)
Home State: Louisiana
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
He had been 2nd Lieutenant, Company A (the 'Creole Guards' from East Baton Rouge Parish), of the 8th Louisiana, and was appointed Major of the Regiment 7 May 1862, shortly after its April reorganization.
On the Campaign
He was wounded at the battle.
The rest of the War
He was promoted Lieutenant Colonel 15 October 1862 (but may have held that rank at Sharpsburg), and Colonel of the Regiment 6 April 1863. He was killed in command at Gettysburg on 2 July, in the attack on Cemetery Hill.
References & notes
Source: the 8th Infantry page at the Acadians in Gray website, from Steven A. Cormier; and
1839; Baton Rouge, LA
7/2/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA