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Confederate (CSV)


James A. King

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I as Private - May 10, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Captured at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, September 22, 1864. Released on taking the Oath on June 28, 1865 at Point Lookout, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who lists him as J.A. King. His first name from his service jacket at the National Archives.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13340]