Int., Anc., Roots., CSR.
2nd Lieutenant James
He was born 23 May 1838 in Cookeville, Putnam Co, TN.
He enlisted on 9 June 1961.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 17 March 1863 after the death of Wallace.
Was on supernumary list to report to Gen. Wright for assignment on 29 September 1864.
He wrote his resignation request on 2 December 1864 saying he wanted to join the 8th Tennessee Cavalry, and did.
He married Catherine Bartlett in 1856, she was born 30 November 1838 and died in1910. They had 11 children: Lee, John Steven, William Petway, Joseph Johnson, Vina Isabell, Ada Helen, Martha Elizabeth, Ozro Pete, Arvenia and ? Davis.
They went to Texas after the war and settled in Northern TX.
He died there in July 1902 and is buried Ethel Cemetery, Grayson County, TX.