A Confederate Soldier that served in Company L, 21st Reg. Inf., SC Volunteers, Confederate States Army.
Killed on Darbytown Rd, Va. June 16, 1864. Burial unknown (probably buried where he fell or in a mass grave). He was one of 4 brothers that served in the CSA with only 1 survivor (Sgt. Edward Collins 1830-1901).
Parents: John J. Collins (War of 1812 Vet) Elizabeth Wheeler
Spouse: Prudence Harrelson Collins (Johnson) 1840-after 1880 (Prudence married a Mr. Johnson after J.B. Collins' death)
Children: Mary E. Collins 1861-
Brothers & Sisters: Richard Collins 1818-1860 (twin) Sophia Collins McRae 1818-after 1880 (twin) *+John E. Collins 1824-1864 *+David F. Collins 1830-1864 +Edward C. Collins 1834-1910 Zilphia Collins Williamson Smith 1842-1919 (Widow of Pvt. Solomon Williamson who died during the WBTS).