James Osborn McCullars

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James Osborn McCullars

Birth
Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
Death
12 Apr 1900 (aged 69)
Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Lincoln, Talladega County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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James O. McCullars was born in Franklin County, TN to his parents, David and Deborah McCullars, who were farmers. Between 1832 and 1836, his family, along with his grandparents, relocated to Benton (now Calhoun) County, near Jacksonville, AL in the small farming community of June Bug. James married his neighbor's daughter, Sarah Reaves, in 1853 and they had four sons and four daughters. In 1861, James enlisted in the Confederacy, 25th Alabama Regiment, Company F, Infantry, as a private and fought in several battles including the Battle of Manassas, the first major battle of the war, where he served under the command of Captain Handley. In 1862, James mustered in Virginia in the artillery regiment. He was discharged that same year for disability, but mustered again in November 1863 in Alabama. According to his wife, he was captured. sent to a prison in Illinois and released at peace time. His wife Sarah applied for his CSA pension after his death and it was approved in 1906. She was living in Randolph County at the time in a small log cabin with her sister.
James O. McCullars was born in Franklin County, TN to his parents, David and Deborah McCullars, who were farmers. Between 1832 and 1836, his family, along with his grandparents, relocated to Benton (now Calhoun) County, near Jacksonville, AL in the small farming community of June Bug. James married his neighbor's daughter, Sarah Reaves, in 1853 and they had four sons and four daughters. In 1861, James enlisted in the Confederacy, 25th Alabama Regiment, Company F, Infantry, as a private and fought in several battles including the Battle of Manassas, the first major battle of the war, where he served under the command of Captain Handley. In 1862, James mustered in Virginia in the artillery regiment. He was discharged that same year for disability, but mustered again in November 1863 in Alabama. According to his wife, he was captured. sent to a prison in Illinois and released at peace time. His wife Sarah applied for his CSA pension after his death and it was approved in 1906. She was living in Randolph County at the time in a small log cabin with her sister.