James S Bailey(1838 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B. 2nd Sergeant - March 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant March 22, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured at Frederick on 12 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Officially considered exchanged 11/10/1862. He was wounded Funkstown, Maryland, 7/10/1863. Appointed Sergeant Major; Ensign June 17, 1864. Wounded at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864; granted wounded furlough. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 2918]
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