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 James Houston Cloninger

James Houston Cloninger

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 14 Sep 1862 (aged 23–24)
Georgia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 89878021 · View Source
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He married Margaret Jane Fry on 2 Aug 1860 in Monroe Co. TN. They had one child George Davidson Cloninger who married Alice Levica Steele. His parents George D. & Elizabeth (Sims) Cloninger were married on Feb. 9, 1830 in Rutherford Co. NC.

James was killed in the Civil War. He died at Crampton Gap, MD on 14 Sept. 1862.

James is listed in the Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-1865. Muster Roll Company D 11th. Regiment, Army of Northern VA CSA Gilmer Co. GA "Gilmer Boys".

Enlisted as a Private on 4 March 1862 in Company D "Gilmer Boys", 11th Regiment, Georgia Infantry.

Organized in the spring of 1861, it contained men from Hall, Lee, Fannin, Houston, Gilmer, Murray, Walton, and Quitman counties. Sent to Virginia, the unit first served in the Potomac District, then was assigned to General G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It fought in the various campaigns of the army from Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, except when it was with Longstreet at Suffolk, in Georgia, and at Knoxville.

James was sent to a CSA military hospital where he died from injuries received.

Burial site is unknown


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  • Created by: Kin4Pat
  • Added: 9 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89878021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Houston Cloninger (1838–14 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89878021, ; Maintained by Kin4Pat (contributor 46578425) Unknown.