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Federal (USV)


James Brooks

(1840 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Genesee County. Enlisted in Company H, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 7, 1861, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 21.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Re-enlisted Dec. 18. 1863, at Stevensburg, Va. Mustered Dec. 19, 1863. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind., July 5, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.




1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 11 - 24  [AotW citation 12030]