|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1905|
James H. Clay was a private in the 66th Regiment Company A of the United States Colored Infantry. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington, D.C. he is on plaque C-76.
The 66th Regiment Infantry organized March 11, 1864, from 4th Mississippi Infantry (African Descent). Attached to Post of Goodrich Landing, District of Vicksburg, Miss., Depts. of the Tennessee and Mississippi, to February, 1865. Little Rock, Ark., Unattached, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. Unattached, District of Vicksburg, Miss., and Dept. of Mississippi, to March, 1866.
SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Goodrich Landing and at Lake Providence, La., until February, 1865. Actions at Issaqueena County March 22, 1864. Goodrich Landing March 24. Bayou Mason July 2. Issaqueena County July 10. Goodrich Landing July 16. Bayou Tensas July 30. Issaqueena County August 17. Bayou Tensas August 26. Post and garrison duty at Little Rock, Ark., until March, 1865, and at Vicksburg, Miss., and in the Dept. of Mississippi until March, 1866. Mustered out March 20, 1866.
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Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6 Row 0 Grave #5944
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Apr 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8632549