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Elisha H. Norton

I have a reference that Elisha H. Norton, died possibly in Shreveport, La. after 1875. I have no idea where to look for his grave. Does Louisiana have an archives of Confederate burials?


Elisha H. Norton, Private, Capt. S. D. Ramsey’s Company,4th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry,* joined for duty and enrolled September 8,1863 in Copiah Co., Miss. by Capt. S. D. Ramsey, recorded present at the June 30, 1864 muster,** among members of his company surrendered at Citronelle, Ala., paroled at Gainesville, Ala. May 12, resident of Jefferson County, Mss.
* This company was also known as Company E, 45h Regiment Mississippi Cavalry. It was formerly Co. D. Hughes’ Battalion Mississippi Cavalry
** There are no further muster rolls found for Company E in the records
Note - Also in Company E were:
Joel H. Norton, also present June 30, 1864, transferred to Robert’s Batt. Cavalry May 1, 1864 and, John Norton, recorded absent without leave June 30, 1864

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