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Pvt James Kerfoot Sowers
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Birth: 1845, USA
Death: May 12, 1864

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

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted on 5/15/1861 at Warrenton, VA as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 17th Infantry.
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.
He was Killed at the Bloody Angle 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) 
 
Burial:
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania
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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Pvt James Kerfoot Sowers
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Pvt James Kerfoot Sowers
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- Martha Reid 19 UDC
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