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Pvt James H Giddens
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Birth: 1842
Franklinville
Lowndes County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 10, 1864
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

Company E "Wiregrass Minutemen" of Ware County, 26th Georgia Infantry, Evans' Brigade, Gordon's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Glynn County GA.
Enlisted on 8/5/1861, he was mustered into (Old) Company M "Wiregrass Minutemen" of Ware County, 13th Georgia Infantry as a Private. This company was soon redesignated (New) Company L.
Company reorganized 5/10/1862 and redesignated Company E, 26th Georgia Infantry.
Wounded 9/17/1862 in Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam, MD.
He was Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

The 26th Infantry Regiment [also called 13th Regiment] completed its organization in October, 1861, at Brunswick, Georgia. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Charlton, Berrien, Glynn, Twiggs, Clinch, Ware, Coffee, and Wayne.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Parents:
  Duncan Patrick Giddens (1814 - 1881)
  Civility Mathis Giddens (1808 - 1873)
 
 Siblings:
  Patrick F. Giddens (1837 - 1870)**
  James H Giddens (1842 - 1864)
  Priscilla Jane Giddens Jeffords (1845 - 1925)*
  Saphronia Elizabeth Giddens Sweat (1851 - 1929)*
  George Washington Giddens (1856 - 1920)*
  Lucretia Giddens Moore (1858 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Georgia State Section
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10464906
Pvt James H Giddens
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Pvt James H Giddens
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- Gregg W. Giddens
 Added: May. 1, 2015

- BigFrench
 Added: May. 19, 2013

- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Mar. 3, 2011
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