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Pvt James Kerfoot Sowers
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Birth: 1845, USA
Death: May 7, 1864
Todds Tavern
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

4th VA Cavalry, Wickham's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 5/15/1861 at Warrenton, VA., he was mustered into "H" Co. VA 17th Infantry as a Private.
Wounded 5/31/1862 Seven Pines, VA.
He was discharged for minority on 8/15/1862.
On 12/25/1862 he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Absent without leave 3/15/1863; Returned 4/15/1863.
Absent without leave 9/15/1863; Returned 10/15/1863.
Absent for horse 3/15/1864; Returned 4/15/1864.
Killed In Action, "shot through the heart", at Todd's Tavern in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

The 4th Cavalry Regiment completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the city of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg; Seven Days' Battles; 2nd Manassas; the Maryland campaigns; Fredericksburg; Kelly's Ford; Chancellorsville; Brandy Station; Upperville; Gettysburg; Bristoe; Mine Run; The Wilderness; Todd's Tavern; Spotsylvania; Haw's Shop; Bethesda Church. The 4th went on to fight in the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Virginia State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Mar 06, 2005
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Pvt James Kerfoot Sowers
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