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Confederate (CSA)

Major

James Andrew Broome

(1839 - 1917)

Home State: Alabama

Education: Virginia Military Institute

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Entered service from Chambers County, Alabama as Captain, Co. "D". Promoted to Major on 8 July 1862.

The rest of the War

He was later made Lt Colonel, was wounded at the Wilderness and lost his left leg to amputation, He retired 25 March 1865.

More on the Web

Basic service information from the Wilcox Brigade site. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

11/27/1839; La Grange, GA

Death

05/07/1917 La Grange, GA; burial in Hillview Cemetery, La Grange, GA