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Confederate (CSV)


James W Ricks

(1825 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded in hip and finger of left hand: "shot off," date and place not given. Captured at Knoxville, Tennessee, November 30, 1863. Released at Rock Island, Illinois in 1865.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951.


05/31/1825; Decatur County, GA


Date not known


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 3081]