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John Norris, 26, Private, Capt. Wm. B. Denson’s Company of Unattached Louisiana Cavalry,* enlisted May 3, 1862 at Shreveport by W. B. Denson for 3 years, allowed 40 cts. per diem for use of horse, recorded on the Sep/Oct, 1862 muster roll as “on detail in pursuit of deserters,” captured October 27, 1864 at Bayou Warsaw, La.,** received Provost Marshal, Memphis, Tenn. November 5, sent to Alton, Ill. prison January 6, 1865, received January 9, paroled, discharged and transferred to Point Lookout, Md. prison for exchange February 17, paroled at Montgomery, Alabama May 21, 1865***

* This company subsequently became Company A, 6th Regiment Louisiana Cavalry

** At Gain’s Landing and other points near Mississippi River

*** Lists his unit as Company A, Harrison Bat. La. Cav. Description: 5’ 11”, dark hair, grey eyes, dark complexion

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Louisiana

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