Courtesy of David Hill: November 2006
Sayles, Green, Private and Corporal, Captain Green's Co. (Louisiana Grd. Batty.) Louisiana Artillery. Enlisted October 1, 1861, New Orleans, Louisiana. Present on all Rolls to September 1863. Roll November and December, 1863, Absent, wounded and taken Prisoner November 7, 1863, Rappahannock, Virginia. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured
Rappahannock, Virginia, November 7, 1863. On Hospital Register. Admitted November 9, 1863, to Armory Square
General Hospital, Washington, D. C. Transferred to Lincoln U. S. Army General Hospital, Washington, D. C., November
12, 1863. Died Dec. 1, 1863. Name Corporal Green Sayles, Louisiana Grd. Arty., appears on the printed list of buried in Arlington Cemetery, near Washington, D. C., in the Confederate section.
CPL LA GDS ARTY
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/01/1863
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 178
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