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Confederate (CSV)


James Mitchell David

(1823 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 37 year old farmer in Madison, GA, he enlisted in Company A, 16th Georgia Infantry as 2nd Sergeant on 11 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

He was probably buried on or near the battlefield and may be among the "unknowns" reinterred in the Washington Confederate Cemetery at Rose Hill in Hagerstown, MD in about 1874.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster via Fincham.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Elizabeth Pulliam "Betsey" Gholston (1827-1900) in October 1849 and they had 6 children.


10/24/1823; Madison, GA


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12159]