James M. Elliott(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 26 year old mechanic from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. Present with his Company in action in most engagements from First Manassas to South Mountain.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded through both shoulders and left in the hands of the enemy in action on 17 September 1862, "where he was presumed to have died - never heard from".
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. There's a stone for a James M. Elliott, died 31 October 1862, in the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA.
|Birth State: TN |
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15645]
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