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Confederate (CSV)


James H. Dailey

(1839 - 1871)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Although not a University student, he enlisted in Company A - the University Greys - 11th Mississippi Infantry on 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was a litter bearer at Gettysburg in July 1863 and was wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864, and his name is on the Roll of Honor for that action. He was wounded on 18 August 1864, place not given, and was furloughed to Crawfordsville, MS by December 1864. He was captured and paroled at Millican, TX on 6 July 1865.

References & notes

His basic service from his Compiled Confederate Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from Maud Morrow Brown's The University Greys (1940) and family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/15/1839; Noxubee County, MS


08/18/1871; Independence, TX; burial in Old Independence Cemetery, Independence, TX