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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Graves Ramsey

(1843 - 1912)

Home State: South Carolina

Education: South Carolina College

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Palmetto (SC) Light Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old college student from the Sumter District, he enlisted as a Private in the Palmetto Artillery on about 1 August 1861. He was appointed Guidon (flag bearer), date not given.

On the Campaign

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

After the War

In 1900 he was a canvasser in Atlanta, GA and in 1910 he was listed as a collector there.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from the Roll of Students of South Carolina College, 1805-1905 (1905), the US Census of 1900 & 1910, and family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Boardman "Sallie" Barrett (1853-1943) in 1873 and they had 7 children.

Birth

03/01/1843; Sumter District , SC

Death

08/14/1912 Atlanta, GA; burial in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA

Notes

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Garden's Battery, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 25404]