Elam Sparks Dortch

Elam Sparks Dortch

Birth
Claiborne County, Mississippi, USA
Death 29 Apr 1943 (aged 101)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 10721958 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: David Hill
  • Added: 4 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10721958
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elam Sparks Dortch (13 Sep 1841–29 Apr 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10721958, citing Fillmore Cemetery, Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .