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Confederate (CSV)


James Houston Bond

(1838 - 1923)

Home State: Tennessee

Education: University of Nashville (Medicine)

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old physician in Pondville, Wilson County, he enlisted as First Sergeant, Company G, 7th Tennessee Infantry on about 15 May 1861. He was commissioned Captain on 21 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Boteler's Ford near Shepherdstown, VA on 20 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Jordon Springs near Winchester, VA, and recovered from his wound, but was ill and resigned his commission in October 1862.

After the War

By 1880 he was running a stable in Nashville, TN. In 1900 he was a lumber inspector there, and his occupation was lumberman at his death in 1923.

References & notes

His service from Lindsley1 and William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013). Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Cason (1847-1935) in 1864 and they had two sons.


08/28/1838; Wilson County, TN


08/21/1923; Nashville, TN; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, TN


1   Lindsley, John Berrien, The Military Annals of Tennessee. Confederate, Nashville: J.M. Lindsley, 1886, pg. 261  [AotW citation 25417]