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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Waller

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 30, he enrolled and mustered on 15 May 1861 as a Private in Company F, 19th Mississippi Infantry at Oxford, MS. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant by October 1861 but resigned and returned to Private on 1 January 1862. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant in July or August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 9 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1831


10/09/1862; Winchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA


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 29806]