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J. W. Bondurant

J. W. Bondurant

Confederate (CSV)


James William Bondurant

(1835 - 1867)

Home State: Alabama

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Jeff Davis (AL) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He was born in Virginia, and moved to Gallion, Alabama shortly before the War. He enlisted in the Jeff Davis Alabama Artillery as a sergeant and was afterward elected Captain of the battery.

On the Campaign

He commanded the battery in Maryland.

The rest of the War

By the Atlanta Campaign (1864) he was Lt Colonel of Artillery on Gen Johnston's staff, and had been chief of artillery in commands of Generals DH Hill and JB Hood.

After the War

He died of yellow fever in New Orleans in 1867.

References & notes

His picture from a photograph posted on the 33rd Mississippi page by Dr. Sidney W. Bondurant, along with a brief bio sketch - source of some info above.


1835; Buckingham County, VA


09/05/1867; New Orleans, LA