James W. Walker1
Male, #2278, (Jun 1828 - 24 Oct 1863)
|Birth*||Jun 1828 ||James was born at Putnam Co., Georgia, in Jun 1828. |
|Marriage*||6 Jun 1852 ||He married Mary Ann Culpepper at Georgia on 6 Jun 1852. |
|Birth of Son||24 Jul 1855 ||His son Joel Timothy Walker was born on 24 Jul 1855 at Carroll Co., Georgia.1 |
|Civil War*||between 1861 and 1863 ||He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1863|
He enlisted in the Georgia Militia in October, 1861, and served six months in Savannah, Brunswick Co, GA. He was discharged in March or April of 1862. He enlisted in the Confederate Army May 5, 1862, for a period of three years. He was taken prisoner at Cumberland Gap, TN, Sep 19, 1863. He was transferred from Louisville, KY to Camp Douglas, IL, where he died of "inflammation of the lung."2
|Death*||24 Oct 1863 ||He died at Camp Douglas, Cook Co., Illinois, on 24 Oct 1863 at age 35. |
|Burial*||Oct 1863 ||His body was interred in Oct 1863 at City Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. Grave No 781.3 |
- Correspondence from Mildred Gertrude "Trudie" Walker Stone (#47146), Newnan, GA, (deceased) to Lew Griffin, 1982-2001.
- Military Card Index File, State Archives, Atlanta, GA.
- E-mail written 28 Nov 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Robin Knoweles Miner, e-mail address.
- 1870 Federal Census, United States.
Page 239A, Family 1535, Carrollton PO, Carroll Co., GA
Mary (Culpepper) Walker, 32, F, Keeping house, $--/$100, GA
Joel Walker, 15, M, GA
Elizabeth Walker, 12, F, GA
Francis Walker, 10, F, GA.