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Pvt Theodore Peters

Death 21 Mar 1863 (aged 19–20)
Burial Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 10194723 · View Source
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Private Co K 54th Infantry Infantry

Enlisted in Company K, Indiana 54th Infantry Regiment on 16 Nov 1862.

BIRTH; 1843 . Marion IN
MUSTER IN; 16 NOV 1862 Indianapolis Marion IN
Enlisted 6 OCT 1862
DESERTED; 8 JAN 1863 . Warren MS Mouth of White River
CAPTURED; 9 JAN 1863 . Warren MS Mouth of White River; held at Jackson, MS
PAROLED; 18 JAN 1863 New Orleans Orleans LA
DISEASE; MAR 1863 Jackson Warren MS Typhoid fever
DEATH; 21 MAR 1863 New Orleans Orleans LA
US Army General Hospital
BURIAL; 21 MAR 1863 New Orleans Orleans LA On grounds of hospital; reinterred after was and now buried at Vicksburg National Cemetery in an unknown grave.
Service Record Note: "Deserted Jan 8/63 at the mouth of [the] White river Miss. One Enfield Rifle Musket and accoutrements complete due to U.S."
Source: Company Muster Out Roll
Service Record Note: "It has been determined from evidence before this Department that the charge of desertion of January 8" 1863 is erroneous. He was paroled at New Orleans, La, March 13' 1863, date and place of capture not shown."
Source: War Department, Record and Pension Office, Washington, DC, dated September 27th, 1892
Service Record Note: ". . . the records on file and evidence submitted by the 2" Auditor of the Treasury that this man was captured at the mouth of the White River, Miss., Jan 9, 1863 and paroled Jan 18, 1863. The charge for one Enfield rifle and accoutrements appearing against his name on the muster roll of the company dated Dec. 8. 1863 is removed."
Source: Record and Pension Office, War Department, Washington, DC, dated August 8th, 1894




  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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  • Added: 31 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10194723
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Theodore Peters (1843–21 Mar 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10194723, citing Vicksburg National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .