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Col James Giles
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1831
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1887
Hall County
Texas, USA

James Giles:
Born: June 2, 1831
Birthplace: Danville Virginia
Father: Joseph Giles
Mother: Mary Lyons Giles
1st Wife: Anna M.W. Riddick Giles
2nd Wife: Harriet Riddick Giles
1851: Graduated from Virginia Military Institute
Occupation before War:
Teacher, Surveyor, & Civil Engineer in North Carolina & Georgia
Captain in Militia
Civil War Career:
1861 1862: Major of 29th Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862 1863: Lt. Colonel of 29th Virginia Infantry Regiment
1863 1865: Colonel of 29th Virginia Infantry Regiment
1865: Captured during the Battle of Five Forks
1865: Released from Union Army Prison on June 6, 1865
Occupation after War:
Teacher & Civil Engineer in Mississippi, New Mexico, & Texas

Died: March 7, 1887
Place of Death: Hall County Texas
Age at time of Death: 55 years old
Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery Austin Texas 
Family links: 
  Eugenia O Williams Giles (1834 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Travis County
Texas, USA
Created by: Rob
Record added: Mar 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107403351
Col James Giles
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