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Louisiana Confederate Soldiers -
Vandegar, A.,Pvt. Co. D, Miles' Legion La. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Paroled Port Hudson, July ?, 1863.
Vandeger, A.,Pvt. Co. B, 15th Battn. Sharp Shooters (Weatherly's) La. Roll of Prisoners of War of detachments of different commands, C. S. A., Paroled Alexandria, La., June 8, 1865. Res. Rapides Par., La.
Civil War Service Records
Name: A. Vandegar Company: D Unit: Miles' Legion, Louisiana. Rank - Induction: Private Rank - Discharge: Private Allegiance: Confederate
1880 - Name: A. Vandegar Home in 1880: Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana Age: 52 Estimated birth year: abt 1828 Birthplace: Belgium Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head) Spouse's name: Mary V. Father's birthplace: Belgium Mother's birthplace: Belgium Occupation: Blacksmith Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male
A. Vandegar 52 Mary V. Vandegar 43, Belgium Peter Vandegar 11, LA Paul J. Vandegar 9, LA John F. Vandegar 8, LA Annie Vandegar 6, LA Tresolalie Vandegar 3, LA A. A. Vandegar 2, LA Julia Vandegar 1M, LA Louis Delatin 23, LA, apprentice blacksmith, LA
1870 - Name: A Vandegaer [NOTE SPELLING] Estimated birth year: abt 1828 Age in 1870: 42 Birthplace: Belgium Home in 1870: Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana Occupation:Blacksmith