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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Fitzsimmons Randall

(1836 - 1892)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, he enlisted in Mobile as Private, Company B, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 23 (or 24) April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Keedysville, MD on 20 September 1862. He was surrendered and paroled at Meriden, MS on 10 May 1865.

After the War

He applied for a veteran's pension in Florida and his widow Martha applied for one of her own in 1912.

References & notes

His service from the Alabama Archives,1 with details from additional research by artist and author of an upcoming novel of the Third Alabama, Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog]. Personal details from family genealogists and Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1955. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Martha J. Terrill (1847-1921) in Mississippi in April 1875 and they had a daughter, Kate Douglas (later Mann, 1883-1976).

Birth

09/06/1836; Mobile, AL

Death

07/03/1892; Lee County, FL; burial in Fort Myers Cemetery, Fort Myers, FL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=165732  [AotW citation 25980]