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James C. Darden

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James C. Darden Veteran

Birth
Prince George County, Virginia, USA
Death
17 Jul 1871 (aged 28–29)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Range 17, Sec. 18, Q.S. 1
Memorial ID
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James enlisted at age 20 from Chesterfield County as a Private in Parker's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery on 14 March 1862. He was captured at Fredericksburg on 3 May 1863, but was paroled and exchanged, and returned to duty in June 1863. He was promoted Corporal soon after. James was captured again at Harper's Farm, Virginia on 6 April 1865, and held at Point Lookout Prison until paroled two months later.

At his enlistment, he was recorded as 5'10" tall with brown eyes and dark hair.

He died age 29 and single of "Tubercular Diarrhea," per Cemetery records. His grave in his father's plot was marked in March 2018 through the efforts of the "Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery".
James enlisted at age 20 from Chesterfield County as a Private in Parker's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery on 14 March 1862. He was captured at Fredericksburg on 3 May 1863, but was paroled and exchanged, and returned to duty in June 1863. He was promoted Corporal soon after. James was captured again at Harper's Farm, Virginia on 6 April 1865, and held at Point Lookout Prison until paroled two months later.

At his enlistment, he was recorded as 5'10" tall with brown eyes and dark hair.

He died age 29 and single of "Tubercular Diarrhea," per Cemetery records. His grave in his father's plot was marked in March 2018 through the efforts of the "Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery".


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