James M. CulpeperHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company C, 6th Georgia Infnatry: 3rd Sergeant - May 27, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant in 1861; 1st Lieutenant July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Promoted Captain September 17, 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Appointed Major in January 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9574]
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