Edmondson, James T.

Photo:   James Edmondson and Rachel Widener in 1880sjames t edmondson

CSAflagAge at Enlistment: 19

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Tennessee

Rank:  Pvt / Sgt

Unit:   2nd TN Cavalry Regt (Ashby’s)

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. B on 1 Aug 1861; appointed SGT 24 May 1862; captured 31 Dec 1862 at battle of Stone’s River near Murfreesboro, TN; then captured again on 9 Oct 1863 at Shelbyville, TN and sent to Louisville prison, KY, then to Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN on 22 Oct 1863; released finally in 20 May 1865

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Cox Cemetery, New Tazewell, Claiborne Co., TNjames t edmondsonSoldier Info: Born in Washington Co., VA in 1842; Died in Claiborne Co., TN in 1903

Relationship to Author:  4th Great Uncle