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Confederate (CSV)


James M. Hancock

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized from 3 to 6 October 1862, then returned to duty. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 1 May 1864 and was wounded again, at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864.

References & notes

His service 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.


c. 1840