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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James D. Feemster

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company F, 11th Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was probably mortally wounded at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died in Shepherdstown, VA later in 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran,1 which has him as J. B. Feamster. His first name and Company from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Birth information and death year from family genealogists; his brother Robert was also in Company F, but died in 1861.

Birth

c. 1837; York District, SC

Death

1862; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5079]