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James LINDSEY[1]
 1831 - 1864

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  • Birth  Bef 1831 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1864  Georgia; Jonesboro (died in battle) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3789  Lindsay
    Last Modified  02 Jan 2007 16:18:30 
     
    Father  Holland LINDSEY, b. 1 Dec 1807, South Carolina  
    Mother  Sarah DAVIS, b. 20 Dec 1808, Tennessee; Warren Co.  
    Family ID  F097  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Ann E UNKNSURNAME 
    Children 
     1. (not proven) Amanda M LINDSEY, b. Abt 1858
     2. (not proven) Sarah LINDSEY
    Family ID  F310  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935
      J. J. Lindsey Ann E. Lynn 25 Dec 1860 Itawamba
      If this is the right couple, then James may have had an earlier wife, given that Amanda was apparently born in 1858.
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      National Park Service CW Soldiers and Sailors System <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm>

      Lindsey, S.H.ConfederateInfantry43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
      However, under "Alternate name" is listed "Samuel H Lindsey"

      43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

      43rd Infantry Regiment was formed during the summer of 1862 with eleven companies. Some of its members were Kemper and Noxubee Counties. After fighting at Iuka and Corinth, the unit was assigned to General L. Hebert's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and was captured at Vicksburg in July, 1863. Exchanged, it went on to serve under Generals J. Adams and Lowry, Army of Tennessee. The 43rd participated in various conflicts throughout the Atlanta Campaign, then saw action in Tennessee and North Carolina. It reported 13 killed, 56 wounded, and 156 missing at Corinth, had 483 effectives in February, 1863, and during the Vicksburg siege lost 25 killed and 33 wounded. In December, 1863, only 1 officer and 36 men were present. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered. The field officers were Colonels Richard Harrison and William H. Moore, and Lieutenant Colonels James O.Banks, Richard W. Leigh, and Columbus Sykes.
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      During 1909, Mrs. Mollie Gaither of Fulton, submitted the following 19th century newspaper clipping to the Itawamba County News. The old newspaper clipping was printed in the October 14, 1909 edition of the newspaper. Below is a transcript of the old clipping:

      At the breaking out of the Civil War in 1861, there were about 40 voters within the corporate limits of the town of Fulton, and 5 or 6 boys who were under age. Of that number, 18 were killed in battle and died of disease contracted in the army, towit: Eugene Clifton, died at Pensacola, Florida; J.W. Norwood, died at Savannah, Georgia; Henry Mulder, died at home; Geo. Mulder, died at home; M.M. Shelby, died; J.A. Wright, died; A.S. Fry, died at Dalton, Georgia; J.L. Holmes, killed at Resaca, Georgia; D.N. Owen, killed at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; J.J. LINDSEY, killed at Jonesboro, Georgia; S.S. Owen, killed near Appomattox, Virginia; W.A. Graham, killed at Mumfordsville, Kentucky; Pryor McWilliams, killed at Chickamauga, Tennessee; C.H. Walker, killed at Perryville, Kentucky; Dan Whitener, killed at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Capt. B.F. Toomer, killed at Franklin, Tennessee; Frank Rogers, killed at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; John Guess, killed at Chickamauga, Tennessee. The corporate limits of Fulton was one square mile.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S18703] letter from John M Lindsey to B.S. Lindsey, dated 24 jul 1910.
      "My oldest brother, James, was in the 43rd Mississippi Regiment and was killed at Jonesboro, Georgia on the retreat from Atlanta in June 1864"

  

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