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A. M. Gremillion

Pvt., Co. F.

 

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A. M. Gremillion, Pvt., Co. F.
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A. M. Gremillion

Pvt., Co. F.

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~ Military Record ~

Gremillion, A. M. (Aristide Martin), Pvt. Co. F., 18th La. Inf. En. Sept. 26, 1862,Camp Pratt. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Bayou Teche, La., April 14, 1863. Sent to New Orleans, La., April 25, 1863. Paroled below Port Hudson, La., May 11, 1863.

~ Biography ~

Born 1841 in Avoyelles Parish, served 4 years in 18th. Regt., CSA participating in the battles of Mansfield, Pleasant Hill and with gunboats and various skirmishes. Captured at Franklin, LA. After the war, he was engaged in merchandizing and taught school for some time. He was assessor and register of Avoyelles Parish and served one term as mayor. Married in 1864 to Miss Hermentine Bomnette and they were the parents of six children, to wit: Alice, Irene, Rosney, Annie, Mary (correct: Marie) and James. A.M.'s parents were Martin and Clemence (Rabalais) Gremillion.

Information reprinted from:

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northwestern Louisiana
p. 633-634

Additional Information: (Updated on 10 November 2003) Aristide M. (Martin) Gremillion was born in 1841 in Avoyelles Parish. His parents were Martin and Hermentine Bonnette. Aristide married Miss Hermentine Bonnette in 1864. Aristide Martin served four years in the 18th Louisiana in Company F. The marriage of Aristide and Hermentine produce six children: Alice, Irene, Rosney, Annie (Annie Gremillion Smith), Marie and James. After the war, he was engaged in merchandizing and taught school for some time. He was assessor and register of Avoyelles Parish and served one term as mayor. Aristide Martin Gremillion passed away as a result of a stroke in 1925. He is laid to rest at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. According to records, a Pension Application for Benefits was filed on his and his wife's behalf for the State of Louisiana.

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