Person:Thomas James (37)

Facts and Events
Name Thomas M. James
Gender Male
Birth[3] 12 SEP 1840 Bloomingville, Erie, Ohio, United States
Residence[3] 1918 North Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Death[3][4] 7 DEC 1918 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United StatesSanitarium
Burial[3] Bloomingville, Erie, Ohio, United States

Civil War Service

Source: S1

  • 2nd Lieutenant, Company B and 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery
  • Mustered in 23 June 1863
  • Appointed 2nd Lieutenant 23 June 1863
  • Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, Co D, 13 July 1864
  • Mustered out 20 June 1865 at Knoxville, Tennessee


Source: S2

  • Application 757168; Certificate 886517
  • Widow's Pension: Application 1134312, Certificate 872465
  1.   Foraker, J.B; H.A. Axline; and J.S. Robinson. Official roster of the soldiers of the state of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Akron [Ohio]: Werner Co., 1886-1895).
  2.   United States. Veterans Administration. Organization index to pension files of veterans who served between 1861 and 1900- [1917]. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1949).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Michigan, United States. Death certificates, cert. 1102 (1918).
  4. "Sanitarium" on the death certificate likely refers to the Battle Creek Sanitarium, founded by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg.
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