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Confederate (CSV)


James Groseclose

(? - 1864)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted and mustered as Private, Company E, 37th Virginia Infantry in Rose Hill, VA on 22 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 3 July 1863 and held at Fort Delaware. He was transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 26 October 1863 and sent to the camp hospital there on on 7 December 1863. He died of disease on 12 March 1864.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list, as Grossclose, in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress.


03/12/1864; Point Lookout, MD; burial in Confederate Cemetery Point Lookout, MD


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21797]