Stever, West, First Lieuenant, Company C, 7th Louisiana Infantry. Enlisted June 7, 1861, Camp Moore, Louisiana. Present on Rolls to August 1861. Roll September and October 1861, Resignation accepted, Spec. Order No. 163, Richmond, September 26, 1861. Received. Camp Beauregard, October 3, 1861. Record copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana by the War Department, Washington, D. C., May, 1903, born Ireland, occupation _, Residence New Orleans, Louisiana, age when enlisted 25, single. Promoted Major McGowan's Louisiana Regiment.
West Steever was born in 1844 in Louisiana. During the 1880 United States Census he resided at Washington, D.C. He resided with Susan Collins, age 27 and born at Washington, D.C.; Mary R. Steever, age 60 and born in Kentucky; Phoebe Tower, age 41 and born in New York; Geeorge E. Tower, age 42 and born in Ohio (an engineer); Frederick W. Tower, age 14 and born in New Jersey; Myra E. Tower, age 10 and born in New York; Richard M. Harvey, age 67 and born in North Carolina; George H. Miller, age 67 and born in Pennsylvania Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Representatives; Di. Costigan, Female age 37 and born in Maryland (Clerk, Treasury Department); Sarah Costinga, age 19 and born in Maryland. West Stever's occupation was listed as lawyer.
- LT COL 5TH LA INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/14/1907
- BURIED AT: SECTION CON SITE 100-B
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