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Confederate (CSV)


James Samuel Files

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as musician in Company K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Hamburg, Arkansas on March 1, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland until exchanged on October 20, 1862. He transferred to the regimental band in January 1863. He later served as Sergeant in Company G, 4th Louisiana Cavalry Regiment.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. He was listed in Ashley County in the 1860 US Census.


c. 1843 in AL


1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcok.html  [AotW citation 13887]