King, Thomas D., Private and First Sergeant, Company I, 9th Louisiana Infantry. Enlisted July 7, 1861, Camp Moore, Louisiana. Present on Rolls to August 31, 1861. Roll for September and October, 1861, Absent, sent to Richmond. Rolls from November 1861, to February 1862, state Present. Roll for May and June, 1862, Absent. Appointed Second Sergeant April 17, 1862. In the Delaware Hospital, sick. Rolls from June, 1862, to April, 1863, state Present. Roll for May and June, 1863, Absent, sick. Roll for July and August, 1863, Absent, sent to Richmond, sick, June 4, 1863. Has gone on a furlough to Alabama. Roll for September and October, 1863, Absent at Rocky Plains, Georgia, sick. Rolls from November 1863, to February 1864, state Present. Hospl. Register shows him admitted May 26, 1864, to Armory Square U. S. Army General Hospital, Washington, D. C., from wounds received May 12, 1864. Died June 7, 1864. Roll dated November 2, 1864, Killed at Battle of Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Born Louisiana, occupation farmer. Residence Franklinton, age when enlisted 22, single. Note: Name Sergt. T. D. King appears on printed list of buried in Arlington Cemetery, near Washington, D. C., in Confederate Section, as of Company I, 9th Louisian Infantry.
KING, T D
- SGT I 9TH LA INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/09/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 89
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