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Confederate (CSV)


James H. Damron

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 41st Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 22 year old "manager" living with his parents and 9 younger siblings on the family farm in Maysville, Buckingham County, VA. He enlisted on 15 March 1862 and drilled at the fairground in Norfolk, VA, then mustered as a Private in Company E, 41st Virginia Infantry on 11 April 1862. He was ill in Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA in June 1862, but returned to duty.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Henderson.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.


1838; Amherst County, VA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18988]

2   Henderson, William D., 41st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard Company, 1986  [AotW citation 29569]