James Andrew Broome(1839 - 1917)
Home State: Alabama
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Entered service from Chambers County, Alabama as Captain, Co. "D". Promoted to Major on 8 July 1862.
The remainder 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 Date: 11/27/1839 Place of Birth: La Grange, GA |
College: Virginia Military Institute
Death Date: 05/07/1917 Death Place: La Grange, GA Burial Place: Hillview Cemetery, La Grange, GA
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