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Confederate (CSV)


James N. McCluskey

(c. 1828 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 33, he enlisted and mustered on 25 May 1861 as a Private in Company I, 19th Mississippi Infantry in Marshall County, MS. He was wounded near Richmond, VA in late June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his face in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 27 September and furloughed home on 3 October 1862. He was wounded yet again, slightly, at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He was detailed as an ambulance driver about October 1864 and was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

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.


c. 1828


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 29815]