|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1841|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1943|
Bossier Parish's Last Surviving Confederate Veteran
Co D 9th LA Infantry C.S.A.
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.
Susan Rebecca Platt Dortch (1856 - 1885)
Eula May Dortch (1882 - 1882)*
Ola Lee Dortch West (1882 - 1964)*
Created by: David Hill
Record added: Apr 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10721958