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Re: James R White 30th Battalion Virginia Sharpsh

James Russell White

Residence Mercer County WV; a 33 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 7/27/1861 at Mercer County, WV as a Private.
On 7/27/1861 he mustered into "B" Co. VA 30th Battn SharpShooters
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
* Deserted 4/18/1863 Camp Clarke, Narrows, VA
* Arrested 6/15/1863 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
* Returned 7/13/1863 (place not stated)
* POW 9/9/1864 Opequan Ceek, VA (Captured while guarding flour
* Confined 9/19/1864 Camp Chase, OH
* Oath Allegiance 2/18/1865 Camp Chase, OH (Released)
He was described at enlistment as:
5' 10.0", dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair
Other Information:
born 3/5/1828
died 3/22/1908 in Oakvale, WV
Buried: White Family Cem., Oakvale, WV
(Son of James & Meeky. Wife, Juliet Sarver Tiller.)
After the War he lived in Oakvale, Mercer Co, WV

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