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Sgt James L Henderson

Sgt James L Henderson

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 10 Mar 1906 (aged 72)
Passapatanzy, King George County, Virginia, USA
Burial Passapatanzy, King George County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 12776340 · View Source
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Company B (of Stafford & King George Counties), 47th Virginia Infantry, Barton's Brigade, G.W.C. Lee's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence King George County.
Enlisted on 6/11/1861 at King George Court House for 12 months' service, he was mustered into "B" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private.
Reenlisted for 3 years' (or the war) service and appointed 1st Corpl 5/1/1862.
Listed as 3rd Sergeant on 1/24 & 2/19/1863 clothing receipt rolls.
Listed as 2nd Sergeant on 4/3/ & 5/13/1863 clothing receipt rolls.
POW 7/14/1863 Falling Waters, MD.; confined 7/23 - 8/8/1863 in Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D.C.; confined Point Lookout, MD. 8/9/1863 - 3/3/1864, when exchanged.
Listed as 2nd Sergeant on 6/30 - 12/31/1864 final Roll.
Paroled 5/1/1865 King George Court House, VA.

On 5/3/1900, age 67, living in Passapatanzy, King George County, he applied for a full Confederate Disability Pension due to "kidney & bladder trouble".

The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

Bio by: BigFrench



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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 23 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12776340
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James L Henderson (2 Apr 1833–10 Mar 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12776340, citing Fletchers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Passapatanzy, King George County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .