|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1841|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1893|
This is a cenotaph for Alfred Young, placed upon the grave of his wife, Sephalina Manuel. Though Alfred's actual burial place has not been located as of April 2014, it is thought that he may have been buried in the Lafleur-Savoy Cemetery in Savoy, several miles east of Eunice, or in the Chataignier area.
His death in 1893 was the result of a hunting accident. According to family lore, he fell out of a tree and died after lingering for several days.
CO C 6 LA INFANTRY
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
Father: Barton Lejeune dit YOUNG b: ABT. 1824 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA
Mother: Lucinda LEE b: 6 SEP 1820 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA
Marriage 1 Cephaline MANUEL b: ABT. 1840 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA
Married: 5 OCT 1858 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA
Lorenzo YOUNG b: 18 OCT 1860-Marriage 1 Lezima SONNIER
Jean Baptiste YOUNG b: ABT. 1863
Gilbert Joseph YOUNG b: 3 APR 1867-Marriage 1 Leontine TAYLOR
Lucinda YOUNG b: 31 OCT 1869-Marriage 1 Onesime LEDOUX
Louis YOUNG b: 22 JAN 1872 in Eunice, Louisiana-Marriage 1 Ersela VIGE
Oline YOUNG b: 26 FEB 1878; married Ozema Rougeau (1870-1913); died April 23, 1962; buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
Marie Louise YOUNG b: 19 AUG 1880
David YOUNG b: ABT. 1882
Young, Alfred B., Pvt. Co. C, 6th La. Inf. En. St. Landry, La., March 3, 1862. Present on all Rolls to Dec., 1862. Roll Jan. and Feb., 1863, Present. Promoted from ranks to 3rd Corpl., Jan. 1, _. Roll March and April, 1863, Absent, missing, supposed to be taken prisoner. Name appears as signature to a parole of prisoners of war, dated Office of the Provost Marshal General, Army of the Potomac. April 29, 1863. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Fredericksburg, Va., April 29, 1863. Sent to Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., May 10, 1863. Exchanged City Point, Va., May 13, 1863. Roll to June, 1863, Absent, returned exchanged prisoner. Absent wounded June 14, _. Roll July and Aug., 1863, Absent, wounded at the Battle of Winchester, June 14, 1863. Roll Sept. and Oct., 1863, Present. Rolls from Nov., 1863, to Aug. 31, 1864, Absent, taken prisoner Nov. 7, 1863. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Rappahannock, Nov. 7, 1863. Sent to Pt. Lookout, Md., from Washington, Nov. 11, 1863. Paroled until exchanged at Pt. Lookout, Md., March 9, 1864. Exchanged City Point, Va., March 15, 1864. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Mine Run, Va., May 5, 1864. Sent to Pt. Lookout, Md., from Belle Plains, Va., May 18, 1864. Recd. Elmira, N. Y., Aug. 17, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, N. Y., March 10, 1865, and sent to James River for exchange. Exchanged Boulware's Wharf, James River, Va., March 15, 1865. On Register of Prisoners of War, 2nd Corps, Paroled April 10, 1865. Age 23, height 5 ft. 10 in., eyes hazel, hair dark, complexion dark, Res. St. Landry, La., born Louisiana, occupation farmer, single.
Above from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers by Andrew B. Booth
Major battles in which he participated: First Winchester, Port Republic, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Chantilly, Antietam (Cornfield), Second Fredericksburg (captured), Second Winchester (wounded), Rappahannock Station (captured), Wilderness (captured).
Held prisoner at: Old Capitol Prison (Washington), Punch Bowl (Belle Plain, Va.), Point Lookout (Maryland), Elmira (New York).
Seduenie Young (1842 - 1923)
Gilbert Joseph Young (1866 - 1927)*
Oline A. Rougeau (1879 - 1962)*
Saint Louis Cemetery
St. Landry Parish
Maintained by: Joel Manuel
Originally Created by: VERNA
Record added: Sep 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97495716