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Confederate (CSV)


John M. James

(? - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 17th Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died on 10 December 1862 in Shepherdstown, VA.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/10/1862; Shepherdstown, WV; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV


1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5102]