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 James Fleming Cross

James Fleming Cross

Birth
Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Mar 1917 (aged 86)
Greene County, Alabama, USA
Burial Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 80977611 · View Source
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JAMES FLEMING CROSS served in the 11th Alabama Regt.
11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties. The unit was assigned to General Wilcox's, Perrin's, Sanders', and W.H. Forney's Brigade, and served in many battles with the Army of Northern Virginia. It was active from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, took its place in the Petersburg trenches, then saw action in the Appomattox Campaign. The regiment contained 656 effectives in April, 1862, and reported 9 killed and 49 wounded at Seven Pines and 338 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles. It had 39 men disabled in the Maryland Campaign, 8 at Fredericksburg, 82 at Chancellorsville, and 75 at Gettysburg. There were 14 officers and 176 men at the surrender on April 9, 1865. Its commanders were colonels Sydenham Moore, John C.C. Sanders, and George E. Tayloe; Lieutenant Colonel S.F. Hale; and Majors George Field, Richard J. Fletcher, and Archibald Gracie, Jr.

Son of Joseph Oliver & Eliza Harlan Cross.


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  • Created by: JFJN
  • Added: 25 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80977611
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Fleming Cross (12 Mar 1830–5 Mar 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80977611, citing Mesopotamia Cemetery, Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by JFJN (contributor 46976255) .