James Miles(c. 1839 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer in Orange County, he enlisted at age 22 in Company G on 15 May 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 promoted to Corporal on 1 November 1863. He was again wounded in action on 5 May 1864 at the Wilderness, VA and hospitalized at Gordonsville, VA. He was transferred [where?] on 9 May 1864 at Lynchburg, VA, with no further record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service data from the Roster2.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9974]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10031]
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