James Anderson Long
James Anderson Long 's Confederate Military Records states he was a Private in Company H , 60th Alabama Infantry. He enlisted at Ranersville, Alabama on April 5, 1862 into Company B , First Battalion , Hillards Legion . Four companies of the 1st Battalion and six companies of the 3rd Battalion , Hillards Legion, Alabama Volunteers, were consolidated by S.O. No. 280, A & I.G.O., dated November 25, 1863, to form the 60th Regiment Alabama Infantry. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20, 1863. He died in 1867 of wounds that he recieved during the Civil War. His name appears on an Oath of Allegiance to the United States , subscribed and sworn to at Newport News, Virginia June 24, 1865. It shows his place of residence as Butler County, Alabama with the following description ; Complexion - Dark, hair- Black, Eyes-, height- 5 feet , 10 inches . It also states he was captures at Farmville, Virginia on April 6, 1865. He was imprisoned at Newport News, Virginia. On the Company Muster Roll for January and February 1865 shows where and when he enlisted and that Captain Ridgeway signed him up for the duration of the war. He was last paid by Captain Wilson on July 1, 1863. He was marked present with remarks , " Commutation due for the year ending 8 October 1863
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