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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James J. Ritchie

(c. 1841 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded at Knoxville, TN in November 1863, and died of wounds on 25 November 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

c. 1841 in AL

Death

11/25/1863 in TN

Notes

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]