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James Thomas Abshire
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1844
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1899
Henry County
Indiana, USA

James T. Abshire born 3 June 1844 Roanoke Virginia, moved with his family in 1860 to Indiana, where he enlisted 18 Sep. 1861 at the age of 17 served 3 years 5 month with Company F., 2nd Indiana Cavalry during the Civil war as a Private. In Dec. 1861 he and the 2nd Indiana Cavalry moved to Kentucky with the Army of the Ohio.
Battles that Company F, 2nd Indiana Cavalry were engaged in include:
Skirmish Boling Green, Occupation of Nashville, Battle of Shiloh, Battle of Perryville, Battle of Stone River, Battle of Chickamauga, Defense of Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad.
The 2nd Indiana Cavalry, F Company was featured in Harpers Weekly, 31st Oct. 1863.

Private Abshire was captured by the rebels in the Atlanta Campaign in 1864 while crossing a river, he was held in the Confederate prisons of Andersonville, Georgia and Salisbury, North Carolina and was exchanged in 1865 on 14 Jan. 1865.

By: Samuel Hillenburg 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jubal Abshire (1804 - 1851)
  Nancy Hatten Abshire (1812 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha J. Showalter Abshire (1855 - 1928)
  Leannah Miller Abshire (1847 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Abshire Fadely (1867 - 1921)*
  Jacob Anderson Abshire (1881 - 1939)*
  Veo Calvin Abshire (1896 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  William W. Abshire (1836 - 1863)*
  Elizabeth Jane Abshire McDonald (1839 - 1866)*
  John Abshire (1842 - 1870)*
  James Thomas Abshire (1844 - 1899)
  Joel E Abshire (1848 - 1855)*
  George A Abshire (1849 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Miller Cemetery
Middletown (Henry County)
Henry County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: John A C
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44130850
James Thomas Abshire
Added by: Samuel Hillenburg
 
James Thomas Abshire
Added by: Samuel Hillenburg
 
James Thomas Abshire
Added by: John A C
 
 
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Company F, 2nd Indiana Cavalry
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 Added: Nov. 9, 2009
 
 
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