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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Tolleson

(1844 - 1867)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

From Spartanburg, he enrolled in Infantry Company C, Holcombe Legion on 21 November 1861, probably as Lieutenant, about a month before his 18th birthday.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain, probably in June 1864 at the death of Captain Bost, and served to the end of the war.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and the Roll 1 for Company C. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




01/18/1867; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company C, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22113]