Help support

Search for soldier.

Last Name



Browse by Last Name


About Us
E-Mail Comments

More Information on Names in Article

Confederate Memoranda on James Dutton, taken Virginia, circa 1861-1862.

James Dutton.-This man is stated on the return of the clerk of the prison to me to be deranged and he probably is. He says he was born in Nova Scotia and went to Mobile in 1858. He joined the Dan Boone Rifles of Mobile. Says he came to Lynchburg with his company. They were mustered into service of the Confederate States. He was taken sick. Went into the hospital at Lynchburg. Was for some time an attendant on the hospital under charge of Doctor Owens. Says he left his papers with a clerk of Doctor Owens. Says he has never received either money or clothing. He is now without a shirt or stockings and is in want of clothing. I return with this report the letter of Capt. J. Taylor committing him. I think this man is probably deranged, but his case ought to be inquired into at Lynchburg. Doctor Owens can say whether such a man was there. I would also respectftilly ask that the rolls of his company may be examined and if anything is due him that it may be applied to his use. I would also respectfully suggest some provision be made for his comfort.

SOURCE: Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Series 2, Volume 2, pg. 1483

Promote Your Page Too