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Federal (USV)

Private

James Adams

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Brownstown. Enlisted in company I, Eighth Infantry on August 11, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 22.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing the 8th Michigan information in his excellent database.

Birth

1840

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 8  [AotW citation 10719]