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Confederate (CSA)


James Henry Neal

(1835 - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Education: University of Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Georgia Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

From Fulton County, he was commissioned Captain, Company B, 19th Georgia Infantry on 11 June 1861. He was promoted to Major on 26 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in command as senior officer present at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 12 January and Colonel on 20 August 1863. He was killed in action at Bentonville, NC on 15 March 1865.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has a stone with his death on 8 March 1865 in Kinton, NC.


10/1835; Macon, GA


03/15/1865; Bentonville, NC; burial in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19412]