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LTC James Poultney Perot

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LTC James Poultney Perot

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jan 1872 (aged 46)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 4, Lot 84
Memorial ID 58613472 View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Adjutant of the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on August 30, 1862. Less then a month later he was wounded and captured at Shepherdstown, West Virginia on September 20, 1862. He was exchanged, and served until he resigned on January 17, 1863.

On July 2, 1863 he was commissioned as Lieutenant Colonel of the 49th Pennsylvania Emergency Troops, a duty he performed until he was mustered out on on September 3, 1863.

He was the son and first of nine children born to William Samson Perot (1800-1883) and Mary Williams Poultney Perot (1804-1887).

He died of smallpox.


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  • Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 13 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58613472
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58613472/james-poultney-perot : accessed ), memorial page for LTC James Poultney Perot (12 May 1825–14 Jan 1872), Find a Grave Memorial ID 58613472, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309) .