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James Henry Lane
Birth: Jul. 28, 1833
Mathews County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1907
Lee County
Alabama, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born at Matthews Court House, Virginia, he graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington in June, 1854 and became a teacher at a private school. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was elected Major of the First North Carolina Volunteers. After the Battle of Bethel Church, he was appointed Colonel of the 28th North Carolina Troops and ordered to Virginia. He saw actions during the battles of Cedar Mountain, 2nd Manassas, Ox Hill, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg and was promoted Brigadier General in November, 1862. In 1863, he led his brigade at Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House. He went on to lead his brigades in the Battle of Jones Farm and many small skirmishes until the General Lee's surrender at Appottamotax in April 1865. After the war, he was a professor at Auburn University, Alabama. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Charlotte Meade Lane (1836 - 1888)*
  Mary Barkwell Lane Petrie (1876 - 1942)*
  Quinton Heath Mock (1970 - 2012)*
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Pine Hill Cemetery
Lee County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Section 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 07, 2000
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James Henry Lane
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James Henry Lane
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