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J. W. Bondurant
J. W. Bondurant

Confederate (CSA)


James William Bondurant

(1835 - 1867)
Home State: Alabama
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Jeff Davis (AL) Artillery


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was born in Virginia, and moved to Gallion, Alabama shortly before the War. He enlisted in the Jeff Davis Alabama Artillery as a sergeant and was afterward elected Captain of the battery.

The remainder of the War:
By the Atlanta Campaign (1864) he was Lt Colonel of Artillery on Gen Johnston's staff, and had been chief of artillery in commands of Generals DH Hill and JB Hood.

After the War:
He died of yellow fever, in New Orleans, in 1867.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Photograph posted on the 33rd Mississippi page by Dr. Sidney W. Bondurant, along with a brief bio sketch - source of some info above.

Place of Birth: Buckingham County, VA    
Death Place: New Orleans, LA    

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