James T. Anthony(1843 - )
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer, he enlisted in Company D, 15th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861. He was first in action at Williamsburg, VA in 1862,
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in action at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was captured while on vidette on 24 September 1864 and held at Pt. Lookout, MD until 11 April 1865.
After the War:
He lived in Richmond until moving to Charlotte, NC in 1877. He was a merchant in the cotton business and active in the State militia - Colonel of the 4th Regiment - and veteran's organizations.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1.
|Birth Date: 05/12/1843 Place of Birth: Hanover County, VA |
1 Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4, pp. 362, 363 [AotW citation 10091]
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