YOUNG, WILLIAM  NEWTON  (VETERAN CSA) - St. Helena County, Louisiana | WILLIAM  NEWTON  (VETERAN CSA) YOUNG - Louisiana Gravestone Photos

William Newton (VETERAN CSA) YOUNG

Hoff Young Cemetery
St. Helena County,

Company G 4 Louisiana Infantry
Beaver Creek Rifles
Civil War Confederate
Death Date Unknown

4th Infantry Regiment, organized at New Orleans, Louisiana in April, 1861, contained men from New Orleans and the parishes of St Helena, Lafourche, West Feliciana, Plaquemines, West Baton Rouge, & East Carroll. The unit served on the gulf coast of Louisiana and Mississippi, then moved to Tennessee where it was engaged in the fight at Shiloh. Later it was assigned to Maxey's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It saw action at Vicksburg & Baton Rouge, & was on duty at Port Hudson. until March, 1863. Sent to Jackson & later Mobile, it then was assigned to Quarles' & Gibbon's Brigade. The regiment participated in the Atlanta & Hood's Tennessee campaigns, & in 1865 returned to Mobile. It sustained 209 casualties at Shiloh, had 403 present for duty in July, 1862, totaled 374 men & 391 arms in December, 1863, & had 161 fit for duty in November, 1864. The 4th was included in the surrender on May 4, 1865.
The field officers were Colonels Henry W Allen, Robert J Barrow, & S E Hunter, Lieutenant Colonel William F Pennington, & Majors E J Pullen & Thomas E Vick. 2,391 men.

Husband of Winnie Travis Young who is buried in Jackson Cemetery.

Contributed on 11/6/13 by pat.louisianagravestones
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Submitted: 11/6/13 • Approved: 2/24/16 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R38-G0-S3

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