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Corp James H Bessent

Corp James H Bessent

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Death 15 Jul 1864
Burial Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Plot CSA, 0, SHOMON C
Memorial ID 363129 · View Source
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Enlisted on March 9, 1863 at James Island, South Carolina as a Private in the 51st North Carolina Infantry, Company G. Promoted to Corporal on March 15, 1864. POW on June 1 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. Confined on June 11, 1864 at Point Lookout, Maryland. Transferred on July 12, 1864 at Elmira, New York. Killed in a railroad accident at Shohola, Pennsylvania as a POW.


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  • Maintained by: Hope
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 363129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp James H Bessent (unknown–15 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 363129, citing Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .