Alfred Mouton Photo

Alfred Mouton

Born: Feb 18, 1829

Death: Apr 8, 1864

Birthplace: Opelousas

Nationality: United States

Alfred Mouton

Date of Birth : Feb 18, 1829
Date of Death : Apr 8, 1864
Birth Place : Opelousas

Jean-Jacques-Alfred-Alexandre "Alfred" Mouton was a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, and spent most of his life in Lafayette. Beloved by those under his command, Mouton was a strict drillmaster and disciplinarian who simultaneously freely socialized with his troops. He was killed at the Battle of Mansfield while leading his men in a cavalry charge.

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