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Confederate (CSV)


James Helton

(c. 1843 - 1865)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, at age 18, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware until exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was captured again, at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and sent back to Fort Delaware. He died there on 2 May 1865.

References & notes

Service information from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in compiled service records, Company rolls, and other period sources. His burial location from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gravesite locator.


c. 1843


05/02/1865; Pea Patch Island, DE; burial in Finn's Point National Cemetery, Salem, NJ