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Col James F Curtis
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1838
Ashtabula County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1875
Emmet County
Michigan, USA

James Curtiss served as the Colonel of the 44th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.
- Residing in Elkhart, IN at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Sep 20 1861 as Second Lieutenant

Mustering information:
- Commissioned into I Company, 44th Infantry (Indiana) on Nov 21 1861
- Mustered out from 44th Infantry (Indiana) on Sep 14 1865

Intra-company transfers:
- Transferred from I Company to Field and Staff on Aug 23 1864

- Promoted to 1st Lieut (Full, Vol) on Oct 18 1862
- Promoted to Capt (Full, Vol) on Jan 20 1863
- Promoted to Major (Full, Vol) on Aug 23 1864 (Not Mustered)
- Promoted to Lt Col (Full, Vol) on Sep 28 1864
- Promoted to Colonel (Full, Vol) on Dec 1 1864
Grace Lawn Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Block E, Lot 13
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25962401
Col James F Curtis
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Col James F Curtis
Added by: Mike 44
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James F Curtiss, of Co. I, enrolled Sep. 10, 1861 in Elkhart by Capt. Heath as a 2nd Lieutenant; mustered in Nov. 22, 1861 in Ft. Wayne by Lt. Stansbury at age 23. He was light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair. Born Aug. 1838 in Kingsville, Ashtabula...(Read more)
- Margaret Hobson
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
Thank you for your service in the Civil War, Colonel Curtiss.
- Eric Lowman
 Added: Apr. 13, 2008

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