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Joseph Adolphe Chalaron
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1836
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1909
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

1st Lieutenant, Confederate Army, Civil War
Served in the 5th Co., Battalion Washington Artillery

The above military information was provided by Sons of Confederate Veterans

Born January 24, 1836 in New Orleans, graduated from Louisiana College. Joseph was a clerk in the mercantile trade who had hazel eyes, black hair, and a dark complexion, standing 5'5". He enlisted in the Washington Artillery 5th Company in August of 1861 and was elected to Junior 2nd Lieutenant on February 14, 1862. Promoted to Senior 2nd Lieutenant on June 9, 1862. replacing Hews. Joseph became Junior 1st Lieutenant on June 13, 1862 when Vaught moved up to Senior 1st Lieutenant. He served in every campaign and battle having horses killed under him at Murfreesboro and Glass's Mill. When Capt. Cuthbert Slocomb was seriously injured at Jonesboro, Chalaron took command of the 5th Company on September 1, 1864 and remained in command until the surrender. He was paroled at Meridian, MS on May 10, 1865. After the war he was a planter and later became president of the Hope Insurance Co. He presided over the Board of Pensions for Louisiana. Secretary of the Louisiana Historical Assoc. and United Confederate Veterans, led fund raising efforts for Battle Abbey in Richmond. Joseph died in New Orleans July 24, 1909. He was married to Marie Labarre of New Orleans.

Bio provided by Find a Grave member ##48092237, James Dougherty 
Metairie Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Army of Tennessee tomb, crypt 35
Created by: Barbara Munson
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70585574
Joseph Adolphe Chalaron
Added by: Leon Edmund Basile
Joseph Adolphe Chalaron
Added by: Barbara Munson
Joseph Adolphe Chalaron
Added by: Barbara Munson
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Louisiana Division Commander, United Confederate Veterans, 1900
- Lest We Forget
 Added: Nov. 23, 2012

- Leon Edmund Basile
 Added: Sep. 10, 2011

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