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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Godwin

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company B, 5th Florida Infantry on 8 March 1862 in Lake City, FL.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at the Christian's Factory Hospital in Lynchburg, VA on 1 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. Further details from Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865 (via the Historical Data Systems database). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1836; Camden County, GA

Death

12/01/1862 Lynchburg, VA; burial in Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA

Notes

1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 136 - 140  [AotW citation 15458]