James J. Ritchie(c. 1841 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 20 year old farmer from Brooklyn, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain.
The remainder of the War:
He was mortally wounded at Knoxville, TN in November 1863, and died of wounds on 25 November 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 11/25/1863 Death Place: TN
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15568]
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