James Aaron Alexander

James Aaron Alexander

Birth
Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
Death Sep 1864 (aged 21–22)
Georgia, USA
Burial Sonoraville, Gordon County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 62971084 · View Source
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Killed in Civil War

JAMES AARON ALEXANDER, Private, Co. G, 12th SC Infantry/Co. B, 16th SC Infantry. He was born in Pickens District, SC in 1842, the youngest son of Daniel D. & Lavina (Rice) Alexander. James Aaron was the youngest of 4 brothers to serve in the Confederate Army. And he was the only one to not survive the war. He was married to Mary Hall. He enlisted at Camp Hampton on 27 Nov. 1861. He was wounded twice at Lovejoy Station, Ga.. He was absent due to wounds (surgeon's certificate) as of 2 Sept. 1864. It is said that he died during the war. He was buried at Bethlehem Church Cemetery. His wife Mary lies at rest beside him.

His Brother Jacob B. Alexander was a Private, Co. G, 12th SC Infantry. He was born 25 April 1835 in Salem, SC. He was married 18 Oct. 1860 to Charlotte Lucinda Hall, the sister of Mary, James's wife. He was wounded on 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg, Pa. He was captured and paroled at Falling Waters, Md. on 14 July 1863. He was again captured in Gordon Co., Ga. in June 1864. No further record. He died on 13 Feb. 1917 and is buried at the Alexander Cem. in Salem, SC.



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  • Maintained by: NB
  • Originally Created by: Michelle
  • Added: 16 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62971084
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Aaron Alexander (1842–Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62971084, citing Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Sonoraville, Gordon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by NB (contributor 47589535) .