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Paul Louis DeClouetRoster ID 2294
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Paul Louis de Clouet, Class of 1864MS: Genealogy: Born- July 1, 1841 in St. Martin, Parish, La. (St. Martinsville) Father- Gen. Alexander Etienne de Clouet, born June 9, 1812 in St. Martin Parish, La. Died June 26, 1890. Louisiana Politician and Confederate States Congressman. Mother- Marie Louise de St. Clair. Pat. Grandfather- Etienne Chevalier de Clouet; Pat. Grandmother- Aspasie Faselier, daughter of Agricole Faselier. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Marie Jane Roman, daughter of Victorin Roman on Feb. 10, 1865. Children- 1- Edwize de Clouet; 2- George W. de Clouet. VMI Record: Entered VMI- May 27, 1861; left after 5 weeks. Attended University of Virginia 1860-61 before entering VMI. Military Record: Enlisted July 7, 1861 for one year in Co. G, 59th Va. Regiment; promoted to Sergeant at an unknown date; Discharged Jan. 18, 1862 (his company disbanded); Joined Orleans Guard Battalion (13th La. Battalion) at an unknown date; promoted to 1st Lieut.; Wounded in action and captured April 7, 1862 at Shiloh; in US hospital in St. Louis, Mo.; Held at Johnson's Island, Oh.; Exchanged Sept. 1, 1862 at Vicksburg, Ms.; Enlisted at unknown date in 1st La. Heavy Artillery; promoted to Sergeant; on undated list of POW's at New Orleans, La. (probably captured at Mobile, Al. April, 1865) Surrendered with Trans-Mississippi forces May 20, 1865; Signed parole June 10, 1865 at Franklin, La. Careers: Planter; public official; Democrat; Represented Lafayette Parish in La. House of Representatives 1904-12. Died- Sept. 19, 1919 in Lafayette, La.|