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Confederate (CSV)


James H. Olive

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company H, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Tyro, Arkansas on June 15, 1861. He was promoted to Second Corporal on August 28, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on September 19, 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. He was listed in Desha County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer. He was brother of Privates John W. A. and Peter H. Olive of Company H.


c. 1840 in MS


1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoh.html  [AotW citation 13868]