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Wesley Hinton

Birth: 21 Nov 1838

Death: 22 Jul 1902

(Aged 63 years, 8 months, 1 days.)

Burial: New Hope Cemetery
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA

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Served in Company G, 31st Inf., Louisiana as Pvt

Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 6/1/1862 as a Private. On 6/1/1862 he mustered into "G" Co. LA 31st Infantry (date and method of discharge not given) (Estimated date of enlistment) Sources used: - Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
Unit Details:
31st Infantry Regiment [including Morrison's 6th Louisiana Infantry Battalion] was organized at Vicksburg, Mississippi, during the early summer of 1862. Assigned to General Baldwin's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, the unit lost 9 killed and 16 wounded at Chickasaw Bluff and was captured defending Vicksburg. After being exchanged, it was placed in A. Thomas' Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and fought in various conflicts in Louisiana. During the spring of 1865 it disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Charles H. Morrison, Lieutenant Colonel Sidney H.. Griffin, and Majors James W. Draughon and Thomas C. Humble.
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