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Elam Sparks Dortch
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1841
Claiborne County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1943
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Bossier Parish's Last Surviving Confederate Veteran

Co D 9th LA Infantry C.S.A.
"Bossier Volunteers"
Proud Confederate Soldier

member of Benvolant Association of Confederate Veterans
and Louden Butler Camp, United Confederate Verterans

member of Bossier Parish Police Jury and Bossier Parish School Board

Dortch, Elam S., Pvt. Co. D. 9th La. Infty. En. July 7th. 1861, Camp Moore, La. Age 19 years. Present on Rolls to June, 1862. Rolls for June 30th to Dec., 1862, Absent on furlough, wounded. Jan. to Dec., 1863, Present on all Rolls. Rolls Jan. to Oct., 1864 (last on file), Absent,
Detailed as clerk for Medical Purveyor. Federal Rolls state, Captured at Greenwood Depot or Waynesboro, March 2nd, 1865. Recd. at Fort Delaware, Del., from Winchester, Va., March 12th, 1865. Released on Oath of Allegiance June 9th, 1865. Complexion dark, hair dark, eyes hazel, height 5 ft. 8 in., Res. Bossier Par., La., born in Louisiana, farmer, single.

 
 
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  Susan Rebecca Platt Dortch (1856 - 1885)
 
Burial:
Fillmore Cemetery
Haughton
Bossier Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: David Hill
Record added: Apr 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10721958
Elam Sparks Dortch
Added by: John Andrew Prime
 
Elam Sparks Dortch
Added by: David Hill
 
Elam Sparks Dortch
Added by: John Andrew Prime
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 19, 2010
Lest We Forget
- David Hill
 Added: Apr. 5, 2005
 
 
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