James B. WootenHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D on 20 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded on 5 May 1864 at the Wilderness, VA, leaving no further record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. His photo here from one taken in 1863 and published in Greg Mast's State Troops and Volunteers: A Photographic Record of North Carolina's Civil War Soldiers (Raleigh: Office of Archives and History, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, 1995), pg. 174 - author's website.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9886]
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