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Confederate (CSV)


James R. Seargeant

(c. 1829 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old farmer, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 2nd Mississippi Infantry on 25 February 1862. He was wounded in the hand on 2 June 1862, place not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded again, in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 9 July 1863 for a gunshot wound, probably taken at Gettysburg, PA. He was captured at Hatcher's Run near Petersburg, VA on 2 April 1865 and held at Fort Delaware until he was released 11 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance.

References & notes

Basic information from an abbreviated roster posted to RootsWeb by Walter F. Cox, Jr. and Melissa McCoy-Bell. Details from a casualty list/roster provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. More from the Buseys.1


c. 1829; Franklin County, TN


1   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 643  [AotW citation 21728]