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Pvt James Melton Able
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Birth: 1844
Newton County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 16, 1934
McCulloch County
Texas, USA

Private/Ensign ( Lieutenant )Company G-Regimental Field & Staff

Enlisted 24 March 1862 ( also 26 March ) at Cusseta Alabama, by W.W. Meadors;

Appears on Muster Roll for Co G dated 15 May 1862 as Private, age 18,
Signed his parole at Vicksburg Mississippi, July 1863;

Appears on payroll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery Alabama, as 3rd Corporal of Co G.

Hospitalized in Atlanta Hospital at Atlanta Georgia, on 27 Nov 1863 for unspecified cause ( POSSIBLY WIA ) Wounded in Action, Lookout Mtn/Missionary Ridge on 23-25 Nov 1863.

Appointed Ensign 26 Nov 1864 to rank from 28 Oct 1864. However, Regimental " Ensign " was also defined in the Confederate Army as a rank in accordance with a law enacted 17 February 1864 by the Confederate Congress that included a provision that each regimental commander would appoint an ensign [ with the attendant rank of Lieutenant ] as its Regimental Color Bearer, prior to this act, a Sergeant would serve as Color Bearer with the remainder of the Color Guard being composed of eight Corporals, )

Reportedly returned uncaptured from behind Union lines at Bentonville North Carolina, 19 March 1865, Born in Newton Co Georgia.

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Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43958010

- RoxღEd
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014
Thank you for your service... Rest in Peace...
- Noname
 Added: Nov. 11, 2011
Your service to the CSA will always be remembered, thank you sir.
- William "Charles" Rose (SCV Camp 2063) N.C.
 Added: Apr. 16, 2011
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