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Confederate (CSV)


James R. Griffin

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 23 in Charlotte in Company A, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 28 May 1862. He was wounded in action near Richmond, VA on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was confined at Fort Delaware until exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was listed as a deserter after exchange.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. He may have been James Ruffin Griffin (1839-1909), buried in Marshville, NC.


c. 1839


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 283 - 310  [AotW citation 6311]