Exum, James Hiram

Photo:  1st NC Cavalry battle flag

Age at Enlistment20

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State: North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / Lt / Inspector General

Unit:   61st NC Infantry Regiment;   1st NC Cavalry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. D of 1st NC Cavalry on 6 Apr 1861; left the 1st NC and joined the 61st NC Infantry as a 2Lt of Co. F on 4 Apr 1862; promoted to 1Lt on 24 Apr 1864; acting Inspector General (as 1Lt) at Petersburg, Va. in Clingman’s Bde, Hoke’s Division on 10 Aug 1864; served until end of 1864; NFR

Survived War: Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Pineview Cemetery Rocky Mount, Edgecombe Co., NCjames h exumSoldier Info: Born in Wayne Co., NC in 1841;  Died in North Carolina in 1907.

Relationship to Author: 2nd cousin 8x