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Capt James Henry Jameson
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Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 15, 1864

James Henry Jameson

Residence was not listed; a 41 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 5/25/1861 as a Captain.
On 5/25/1861 he was commissioned into "I" Co. VA 11th Infantry
He was Dropped from rolls on 4/26/1862
He was listed as: Wounded 12/20/1861 Dranesville, VA (In thigh)
died 9/15/1864 in Richmond, VA

Born ca. 1820 at "Spring Hill,"
(home destroyed during Civil War) Culpeper Co., VA;

Father- Enoch G. Jameson;
Mother- Frances Cowles

Virginia Military Institute record:
Entered VMI from Culpeper, VA on November 11, 1839 and graduated July 4, 1842, standing 8th out of 16 graduates; Cadet assistant professor of Math, 1840.

Civil War record:

On May 25, 1861 elected Captain, Company "I", 11th Virginia Infantry Regt;
Wounded in action (thigh) at Dranesville on Dec. 20, 1861; Resigned 26 April 1862, but in hospital as late as Sept. 1863;
Arrested by Federal troops at Culpeper C.H. on 26 May 1864 as "formerly a Capt. in C.S.A.";
Held at Point Lookout (Maryland) prison;
Died from effects of wound and imprisonment while on flag of truce boat on way to Richmond after exchange
(some records show he died at Richmond).

Career: lawyer, farmer.
Died September 1864, at or near Richmond, VA

Family links: 
  Henry Cowles Jameson (1860 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Wheatly-Jameson at Belle Coil
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16603284

 Added: Sep. 24, 2012

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