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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Bassett

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F, 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Exchanged 8 October 1862. Captured again in action at Gettysburg, PA 1 July 1863 and a prisoner at Fort Donelson.

References & notes

Basic information from Fry1. Details from the State of Alabama.2


1   Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 89, 105 - 108  [AotW citation 9410]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15776]