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 Johann Friederich Spaeth

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Johann Friederich Spaeth

Birth
Germany
Death
19 Dec 1879 (aged 43)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Plot
Section 7, Lot 52
Memorial ID
113417060 View Source

Civil War veteran
Confederate States of America soldier
He served in Company C, 1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)
Enlisted as a Private
Promoted to Sergeant

Listed as John F. in the records.

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1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)
OVERVIEW:
1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment completed its organization in April 1861 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Its companies were from Alexandria, New Orleans, and Shreveport. Ordered to Virginia, the unit served in the Department of Norfolk, then was assigned to A.R. Wright's, Starke's, Nicholl's, Iverson's, Stafford's, and York's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in the many difficult campaigns of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, marched with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment reported 214 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 71 at Sharpsburg, and 8 at Fredericksburg. It lost thirty-seven percent of the 125 at Chancellorsville, twenty-three percent of the 172 at Gettysburg, and twenty-five percent of the 112 at Mine Run. The 1st surrendered with only 1 officer and 18 men. The field officers were Colonels Albert C. Blanchard, Samuel R. Harrison, William R. Shivers, and W.G. Vincent; Lieutenant Colonels James Nelligan and Michael Nolan; and Majors Charles E. Cormier and J.C. Wise.

Civil War veteran
Confederate States of America soldier
He served in Company C, 1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)
Enlisted as a Private
Promoted to Sergeant

Listed as John F. in the records.

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1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)
OVERVIEW:
1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment completed its organization in April 1861 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Its companies were from Alexandria, New Orleans, and Shreveport. Ordered to Virginia, the unit served in the Department of Norfolk, then was assigned to A.R. Wright's, Starke's, Nicholl's, Iverson's, Stafford's, and York's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in the many difficult campaigns of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, marched with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment reported 214 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 71 at Sharpsburg, and 8 at Fredericksburg. It lost thirty-seven percent of the 125 at Chancellorsville, twenty-three percent of the 172 at Gettysburg, and twenty-five percent of the 112 at Mine Run. The 1st surrendered with only 1 officer and 18 men. The field officers were Colonels Albert C. Blanchard, Samuel R. Harrison, William R. Shivers, and W.G. Vincent; Lieutenant Colonels James Nelligan and Michael Nolan; and Majors Charles E. Cormier and J.C. Wise.


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