James D van Valkenberg(? - 1864)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Elected Captain, Company I, September 24, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He assumed command of the regiment after Major McRae was killed on the 17th.
The remainder of the War:
He was elected Major July l, 1863 ; Lieutenant Colonel May 12, 1864. Killed at Monocacy, Maryland July 9, 1864.
Death Date: 7/9/1864 Death Place: Monocacy, MD
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