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Confederate (CSV)


James R. McCarver

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in Pontotoc County, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 2nd Mississippi Infantry on 1 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. He was again wounded in action, place not given, and admitted to a hospital on 10 November 1863 and returned to duty on 25 November. He was listed as a deserter after 25 March 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. Gettysburg and other details from Don Ernsberger's Also for Glory Muster: The Story of the Pettigrew Trimble Charge at Gettysburg (2008).


c. 1839