Sgt James Alexander Fisher

– Born in Virginia
– Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer
– Last known address: Marshall, MO
– James Alexander Fisher died on Nov 17 1916 at Marshall, MO
– He is buried at Ridge Park Cemetery, Marshall, MO

Enlistment:
– 30 years of age at time of enlistment
– Enlisted on Apr 22 1861 at Warrenton, VA as Private

Mustering information:
– Enlisted into Fauquier Light Artillery (Virginia)
– Enlisted into K Company, 17th Infantry (Virginia) on Apr 22 1861
– Surrendered while serving in 17th Infantry (Virginia) on Apr 9 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA

Intra-company transfers:
– Transferred from K Company to G Company on

Promotions:
– Promoted to Sergt

Listed as:
– Wounded on May 16 1864 at Drewry’s Bluff, VA (In thigh)
– Absent, wounded on May 17 1864
– Returned on Jan 15 1865