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Pvt Elias Walter James

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Pvt Elias Walter James

Birth
Death
24 Jan 1917 (aged 80)
Burial
Franklin County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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Elias James
Alabama Confederate
Private, Co. E, 4th Alabama "Roddey's" Cavalry, CSA

b. Franklin Co., AL,
d. Franklin Co., AL.

Elias was serverely wounded on Dec 24, 1864 in a battle North of Decatur, Alabama. A Yankee shell exploded near his horse, a piece of shrapnel struck him in the head, knocking out a piece of his skull.
(Surgeon placed a metal plate over hole.)
Elias' brother Enoch James, also served in the same unit.

He Married, Cynthia McGary Richardson, (b. Mar 4th, 1841) She was the daughter of John Richardson and Nancy Hester.

Source:
Bio written by Scott K. Williams, gg grandson of Elias James.
Elias James
Alabama Confederate
Private, Co. E, 4th Alabama "Roddey's" Cavalry, CSA

b. Franklin Co., AL,
d. Franklin Co., AL.

Elias was serverely wounded on Dec 24, 1864 in a battle North of Decatur, Alabama. A Yankee shell exploded near his horse, a piece of shrapnel struck him in the head, knocking out a piece of his skull.
(Surgeon placed a metal plate over hole.)
Elias' brother Enoch James, also served in the same unit.

He Married, Cynthia McGary Richardson, (b. Mar 4th, 1841) She was the daughter of John Richardson and Nancy Hester.

Source:
Bio written by Scott K. Williams, gg grandson of Elias James.


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