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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James E. Blair

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 20 year old farmer in Blairville, he mustered as Private, Company A, 10th Alabama Infantry on 4 June 1861 in Ashville, AL. He was absent sick and on furlough for much of 1862, rejoining his Company in August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated below the knee and he remained absent due to his wound until retired on 14 April 1864.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives.1

Birth

c. 1841 in GA

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: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=14859  [AotW citation 20075]