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James H Echols

James H Echols

Male Abt 1843 - 1864  (~ 21 years)

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  • Name James H Echols  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1843  , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1860  , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 22 Apr 1861  Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Enlisted in Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment. 
    Military 10 May 1864  Chester, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wounded on 10 May 1864 at battle of Chester Station, VA (Gunshot wound through stomach) 
    Died 19 May 1864  Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I170  Master
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2013 

    Father Obadiah Echols,   b. 5 Apr 1813, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1861, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Louisa James Hurt,   b. 21 Aug 1821, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1857, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1837  , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Notes 
    • From Family Tree Maker disk #229 - Pittsylvania County Marriage Index 1728-1850
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1843 - , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted in Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment. - 22 Apr 1861 - Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Wounded on 10 May 1864 at battle of Chester Station, VA (Gunshot wound through stomach) - 10 May 1864 - Chester, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 May 1864 - Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Civil War
    53rd Virginia Infantry
    53rd Virginia Infantry
    Captured in Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1963.

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    James H Echols Confederate Service Record
    James H Echols Confederate Service Record (25)
    James enlisted in Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry in April 1861. He was listed as absent 4/62-8/62 and 4/63-10/63. This was probably due to the death of his father 10/61. He was the eldest son at age 20, and his work was probably needed on the farm by his remaining family.

    Service Record:
    Enlisted as a Private on 22 April 1861 in Company I (Chatham Grays), 53rd Infantry Regiment Virginia.
    Absent, sick on 15 April 1862
    Returned on 15 September 1862 (Estimated day)
    Absent, sick on 04 April 1863
    Returned on 15 November 1863
    Wounded on 10 May 1864 at Chester Station, VA (Gunshot wound through stomach)
    Hospitalized on 11 May 1864 at Richmond, VA
    Died of wounds on 19 May 1864 in Richmond, VA

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009.), Year: 1850; Census Place: Northern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia; Roll: M432_968; Page: 251; Image: 501.
      Name: James Echols
      Birth Date: abt 1844
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Residence Date: 1850
      Residence Place: Northern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=15441567&ti=0&indiv=try
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=15441567&ti=0&indiv=try

    2. [S31] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1860; Census Place: North District, Pittsylvania, Virginia; Roll: M653_1370; Page: 243; Image: 248.
      Name: James H Echols
      Birth Date: abt 1843
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Residence Date: 1860
      Residence Place: North District, Pittsylvania, Virginia
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=34369471&ti=0&indiv=try
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=34369471&ti=0&indiv=try

    3. [S41] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865, National Park Service, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.).
      Name: James H. Echols
      Birth Date:
      Birth Place: Virginia
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nps_civilwarsoldiers&h=5218224&ti=0&indiv=try
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=nps_civilwarsoldiers&h=5218224&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S70] 53rd Virginia Infantry and 5th Battalion Virginia Infantry, G Howard Gregory, (Appomattox, Virginia: H E Howard, Inc, 1999) (Reliability: 2).
      Page 157
      Echols, James H.: Enl. 4/22/61 at Pittsylvania CH; Pvt., Co. I. Absent sick by 4/62 thru 8/31/62. Absent sick 4/4/63 thru 10/31/63. MWIA (GSW thru stomach) at Chester Station 5/10/64. Admitted to Richmond Gen. Hosp. No. 9 on that date. Died there 5/19/64.

    5. [S76] Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers W.

    6. [S42] Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.), Ancestry.com. Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Obediah Echols
      Gender: Male
      Spouse Name: Louisa J. Hurt
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1837
      County: Pittsylvania
      State: Virginia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=va2&h=113321&ti=0&indiv=try

    7. [S68] Pittsylvania County Marriage Index 1728-1850.

    8. [S305] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch ([http://familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]/)) (Reliability: 3).
      Name Obediah Echols
      Spouse's Name Louisa J. Hurt
      Event Date 18 Aug 1837
      Event Place Pittsylvania, Virginia
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR3G-CBZ