James Ewell Watson(? - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 33 year old schoolmaster and farmer, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment before 6 January 1861 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox' Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged there on 6 October 1862. He was in hospital in Richmond, VA and returned to duty on 8 December 1862. He was mortally wounded in action at Knoxville, TN on 18 November 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
Death Date: 11/1863 Death Place: Knoxville, TN
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 16068]
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