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Confederate (CSV)


James B. Brookshire

(c. 1841 - 1876)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old student, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to Richmond on light duty on 12 December 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. Further details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Hannah Rebecca McCombs (1852-1924) in 1871 and they had daughters Ozella Pearl (1873-1960) and Sallie Zula (1876-1976) before he died relatively young at about 35 years.


c. 1841; Blount County, AL


05/22/1876; Saltillo, MS; burial in Kyle Cemetery, Saltillo, MS