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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas James

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company E, 13th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862 at Savannah, GA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

By 2 October he was in the CS Army's Union (Hotel?) Hospital in Winchester, VA. He was on detached service to Macon, GA from 19 December 1862 to 9 September 1863. By January 1864 and through at least September he was detailed as a nurse to a CS Army hospital in the Valley District of Virginia. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3. Henderson2 has him as J.T. James. Sharpsburg wound and Winchester hospital details in a letter from Winchester of 2 October published in the Augusta Weekly Constitutionalist of 22 October 1862; thanks to Laura Elliott.


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28386]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28387]