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James A. Adams
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1832
Jones County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 28, 1879
Alabama, USA

James A. Adams was born 24 December 1832 in Jones County, Georgia to Richard and Catherine Adams. Married Elizabeth Askew 05 June 1859 in Chattahoochee County, Georgia. 5 ft.6-1/2" Tall, Grey Eyes, Ligt Complected, Dark hair per Confederate War Records. Served the Confederacy 1861-1865.3rd Regiment Georgia Cavalry Company B; Company E - 29th Battalion Georgia Cavalry; Company C 10th Regiment Georgia Infantry. Captured 6 April 1865 in Farmersville, VA. Imprisoned at Union Prison Camp in Point Lookout, Maryland. Released at the end of the war and at that time pledged oath of allegiance back to the United States. Registered to vote in Georgia in 1867. Died 28 May 1859 and is buried in Columbia City Cemetery, Columbia, Henry County, Alabama. Elizabeth and sons, William Albert, John Homer, and Thomas Relocated to Texas and settled in Grimes County. 
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  Elizabeth Askew Adams (1832 - 1912)*
  William Albert Adams (1861 - 1936)*
  John Homer Adams (1863 - 1935)*
  Thomas E. Adams (1866 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Columbia Cemetery
Houston County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Section C Plot 48
Created by: Valerie Adams
Record added: Nov 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16477888
James A. Adams
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James A. Adams
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James A. Adams
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2016
American Civil War April 12, 1861 through May 9, 1865. A civil war fought to determine the survival of the Union or Independence for the Confederacy.
- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Nov. 22, 2016
G.A.R. marker indicates he was a Union Veteran, Grand Army of the Republic
- Don Atwell
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
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