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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 listed on the Confederate Roll of Honor 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. He was again listed on the Confederate Roll of Honor, for his actions there.

References & notes

Thanks to Mike Brasher for compiling and providing the Rolls of Honor for the 2nd Mississippi Infantry. Akers' memorial is on Findagrave.

Death

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