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James Duvall
(1790-1856)
Letitia* Hitch
(1793/1798-1859)
Henry Pitts III
(1792-1861)
Mary Hitch
(1794-1863)
William L. Duvall
(1821/1822-1856)
Eunice Elizabeth Pitts
(1821-After 1880)
H. James Duvall
(1843-1905)

 

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H. James Duvall

  • Born: 08 Dec 1843, Laurens Co., SC 1 2 3
  • Died: 09 Oct 1905, SC
  • Buried: Abt 12 Oct 1905, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens Co., SC

  

Sarah Hitch, in a May 9, 1864 letter to Young H.E. Hitch writes about H. James Duvall as, "James Duvall, Eunices son has been in the armmy a considerable time. He has been in three or four battles and got wounded at chattanooga if I recolect right and came home and has never got so he could walk without his crutches for he was wounded in the ancle or in the leg near the ancle. He has been at home seven months."

H. James Duvall's records in the National Archives of his Civil War service are as follows. He enlisted on Apr 25 1862 at Camp Brooks, SC with Lt Col Geo. S. James for 12 months with Company C of the 3rd SC Infantry. Muster records show the following:
- Mar/Apr 1862: Present, recruit for the war, $50 bounty paid
- May/Aug 1862: Absent, sick at Winchester since Oct 12 1862
- Nov/Dec 1862: Absent, sick at Winchester since Oct 12 1862
- Nov 1862 to Mar 1863: $94 bounty paid
- Jan/Feb 1863: Absent, sick since Nov 29 1862
- Jul/Aug 1863: Present
- Nov/Dec 1863: Absent with leave since Sep 22 1863, was wounded at Chickamauga
Dec 1863 to Apr 1864: Absent with leave since Sep 22 1863, was wounded at Chickamauga
May/Jun 1864: Returned to service
- Apr 27 1865: Present
- May 2 1865: Paroled


Sources


1 1850 SC Census, Listed as age 7 in Laurens Co.

2 1860 SC Census, Listed as age 16 in Laurens Co.

3 1870 SC Census, Listed as age 25 in Laurens Co.


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