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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James L. Akers

(? - 1863)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was noted for bravery at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from an abbreviated roster posted to RootsWeb by Walter F. Cox, Jr. and Melissa McCoy-Bell, as James L. Ackers. He is on the Confederate Roll of Honor for bravery at Boonsborough and at Gettysburg. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Death

07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA