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Myrtle Grove Cemetery
(SL72)

Opelousas

Pictures by Martin Gauthier

CAPT
E  SUMPTER  TAYLOR
CO  F
8  LA  INF
CSA
1841
DEC  4  1897

Taylor, E. Sumpter, Corpl.. Capt. Co. F, 8th La. Inf. En. June 23, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Present on all Rolls to Dec., 1861. Re-enlisted Camp Carondelet, Va., Feb. 11, 1862. Roll to April 30, 1862, Absent, from 1st Corpl. was elected Jr. 2nd Lt., April 24, 1862. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862, Absent, sick at Gen. Hospl. Roll Sept. and Oct., 1862, Present, was Sr. 2nd Lt. up to Sept. 2, 1862, which time Lt. J. Taylor died, now 1st Lt. Roll Nov. and Dec., 1862, Absent, left sick Nov. 18 or 20, near White Port, Va. Roll Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent, sick. Rolls May, 1863, to October, 1863, Present, Roll Nov. and Dec., 1863, Absent, captured in engagement of Nov. 7. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Rappahannock, Va., Nov. 7, 1863. Forwd. to Johnson's Island, Ohio, Nov. 14, 1863. Released on Oath of Allegiance to U. S., from Johnson's Island, Ohio, June 13, 1865. Res. Opelousas, La., complexion light, hair light, eyes blue, height 5 ft. 7 in. Record copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, La., by the War Dept., Washington, D. C., June, 1903, born La., occupation student. Res. Opelousas, age when enlisted 18, single. Elected Jr. 2nd Lt., April 25, 1862. Promoted Sr., 2nd Lt., June 12, 1862. Promoted 1st Lt., Sept. 2, 1862. Promoted Capt., June 14, 1863.

Above from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers by Andrew B. Booth

CAPT
E  T  LEWIS
CO  G
2  LA  CAV
C. S. A.

Lewis, E. T.,2nd Lt. Co. C, 2nd La. Cav. En. June 2, 1862, Alexandria, La. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, and Roll for July and Aug., 1863, state present.

Above from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers by Andrew B. Booth

 



 

 

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