MilitaryHistoryOnline.com Home   Genealogy   Forums   Search   Contact
Civil War Genealogy
Genealogy Home
General Genealogy Board
Search Regiments
StateAncestors
 Alabama2700
 Arkansas966
 California30
 Colorado13
 Connecticut221
 CSA25
 Delaware66
 Florida404
 Georgia3470
 Illinois2000
 Indiana2292
 Iowa925
 Kansas159
 Kentucky1502
 Louisiana855
 Maine570
 Maryland168
 Massachusetts806
 Michigan591
 Minnesota267
 MIssissippi2352
 Missouri1155
 Nebraska16
 Nevada1
 New Hampshire104
 New Jersey469
 New York1322
 North Carolina3846
 Ohio1941
 Oregon9
 Pennsylvania1681
 Rhode Island59
 South Carolina1057
 Tennessee2643
 Texas1361
 United States141
 USCT5
 Vermont224
 Virginia3918
 West Virginia488
 Wisconsin846
Total41668
Genealogy Ads by Google



Civil War Genealogy Database
Unit Type
State

20th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: James RhoneRank: Private Company: F

James Rhone served in 20th Alabama, Co. F, CSA Infantry. Died as POW in Rock Island,Ill. Buried in Grave #539. Nat'l Archives records identifies grave number and location as 'South of Prison Barracks'. Nat'l Archives records note enlisted 'for the War' on Oct. 3rd, 1861 in Perry County, Alabama by Lieut. Spencer. Archives state wounded at Champion Hill (Vicksburg Battle) and noted as captured May 16th, 1863 and a Vicksburg POW. Sent to Memphis and then Camp Morton, Indiana & Fort Delaware, Delaware where he was exchanged on July 4, 1863. Taken prisoner again at Battle of Lookout Mountain (Missionary Ridge) on Nov. 25th and another record as 27th, 1863. Noted in field hospital in Bridgeport, Al in Dec. , 1863. Sent by train and Archives show him as POW at Military Prison, Louisville, Kentucky where he was sent to Rock Island on Dec. 1 and arrived Dec 23, 1863. Records note he died Feb. 20th, 1864 of Variola (smallpox). 'Rebels At Rock Island' -McAdams-Northern Illinois Press.- documents outbreak of smallpox at Louisville in Dec.'63 among CSA prisoners from Chattanooga, but infected prisoners sent on to Rock Island without notification of infection sent. Major outbreak in Winter 1863-64 and hundreds of Confederate POW's died. (Nat'l Archives copies in Richard Rhone file)

Contact Info
Contact Name: Richard Rhone
Contact E-Mail: Click for E-mail
Homepage:
Please type in your password

Please type in your password in order to edit this ancestor:

   

If you have forgotten your password, please click here.
If you have any problems, please contact Brian Williams at: militaryhistoryonline@hotmail.com
* * *
* * *
© 2018 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com, LLC Contact Brian Williams at: militaryhistoryonline@hotmail.com