Dec. 9, 1838 Jacksonville Calhoun County Alabama, USA
Oct. 19, 1903 Bryan Brazos County Texas, USA
James J Adams 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company A "Governor's Guard"
Enlisted: 26 April 1861 Selma, Alabama by Thomas Goldsby 'Present' on rolls April-December 1861 January-February 1862 Absent recruiting for Regiment for 40 days. March-November 1862 Absent sick in hospital. 3 October 1862 Resigned at rank of 2nd Lieutenant on Surgeon's Certificate of disability.
The Co. H. reference on his grave marker is believed to be an error that occurred after his death as the official records are clear and specific regarding his Selma enlistment and service in A company.