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 James Hope Nounnan

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James Hope Nounnan Famous memorial

Birth
Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Death
1 Oct 1900 (aged 65–66)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Confederate Soldiers' Section
Memorial ID
8754114 View Source

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. At the start of the Civil War, he was a practicing lawyer in Johnson County, Kansas Territory. He entered the war in the 8th Virginia Cavalry, became a Captain in Ferguson's Virginia Cavalry Battalion in 1862, and was promoted to Major in the 16th Virginia Cavalry in 1863. He commanded the 16th Virginia in the Battle of Rummel's Barn which coincided with the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania in 1863. In early 1865, he and his company captured the armed steamer "B. C. Lera" at Winfield, Virginia, and took 29 prisoners, including Union Brigadier General E. P. Scammon. Later, they participated in the last signfigant Confederate victories at High Bridge and Farmville. Following the war, he persued various ventures in Utah Territory, before gaining admission to the Confederate Soldiers' Home in Richmond as an invalid.

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. At the start of the Civil War, he was a practicing lawyer in Johnson County, Kansas Territory. He entered the war in the 8th Virginia Cavalry, became a Captain in Ferguson's Virginia Cavalry Battalion in 1862, and was promoted to Major in the 16th Virginia Cavalry in 1863. He commanded the 16th Virginia in the Battle of Rummel's Barn which coincided with the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania in 1863. In early 1865, he and his company captured the armed steamer "B. C. Lera" at Winfield, Virginia, and took 29 prisoners, including Union Brigadier General E. P. Scammon. Later, they participated in the last signfigant Confederate victories at High Bridge and Farmville. Following the war, he persued various ventures in Utah Territory, before gaining admission to the Confederate Soldiers' Home in Richmond as an invalid.

Bio by: Garver Graver

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 14 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8754114
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8754114/james-hope-nounnan: accessed ), memorial page for James Hope Nounnan (1834–1 Oct 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8754114, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .