Friday, July 17, 2015

James A. Murrah, Georgia.

I was unable to find any personal information on him, other then his wife may have been; Emily C. McCaula ?

Georgia 55th., Infantry, Co. H.

C. S. A.

Murrah, James A.—Private May 1862. Transferred to (New) Co. A, 60th Regt. Ga. Inf. May 10, 1862. Left at Gettysburg, Pa. as nurse for wounded July 3, 1863. Captured there July 5, 1863. Paroled at DeCamp General Hospital, David’s Island, N. Y. Harbor, Aug. 24, 1863. Exchanged at City Point,Va. Aug. 28, 1863. Left at Frederick City, Md., as nurse for wounded, July 9, 1864. Captured at Monocacy, Md. July 10, 1864. Imprisoned at Fort McHenry, Md., and Point Lookout, Md., where he was paroled Mch. 15, 1865. Transferred to Aiken's Landing, Va. same day. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Va., Mch. 18, 1865. (Born in Fairfield District, S. C.)

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