James A. Watson(1838 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a student when he enlisted in Company A, 7th Virginia Infantry on 25 April 1861 at Madison Courthouse. He was promoted to Sergeant in July or August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Riggs1.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Turner's Gap, MD
1 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9736]
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