FOLD3 service records of William McDonald Roach. Pvt. Co.C. 16th Lousiana Inf.Regt.
Enlisted by Lt R Agar for the war in Lt C. Ford's Company (Caddo Fencibles) at Camp Moore on Sept 29, 1861.
Sept-Oct 1861 - present
Nov-Dec 1861 - present
Jan-Feb 1862 - present
June-July 1862 - present
June 30-Oct 30, 1862 - present
Jan-Feb 1863 - present
May-June 1863 - absent - furloughed May 22 for 30 days by order Gen Bragg - last paid May 1 - bounty due $50
July-Aug 1863 - absent - furloughed May 22 for 30 days by order Gen Bragg - last paid May 1 - bounty due $50
Sept-Oct 1863 - absent without leave in La and dropped from roll by order. Not heard from since leaving May 1863
Appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War of furloughed or detailed men,CSA by Gen E. K. Smith to Maj Gen E. R. S. Canby USA May 26, 1865 and paroled at Shreveport, La
The company muster roll for May-June 1863 states: This company was engaged in the battles of Shiloh, Farmington (siege of Corinth), Perryville, Ky, and Murfeesboro - C. Ford, Capt.