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James C. Lindsey

James Lindsey was born in Ohio in 1837. He enlisted at age 23 as a Private on October 28, 1861 and was mustered on December 30, 1861 into Company A, 73rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was discharged due to disability on March 9, 1863. Transcriptions of his personal letters (and of brother Soloman*) written during the war can be seen at http://www.mathling.com/civilwar.html. He died in 1910 and was the first person buried in Ethridge Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee. Photograph and information submitted by James C. Lindsey's great-great-grandson Dan Ford.

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* Solomon Lindsey also served in Company A, 73rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded on March19, 1865 at Bentonville, North Carolina (Severe wound in right leg, which was subsequently amputated), He died of his wound on April 30, 1865 at New Berne, North Carolina. He is buried at New Berne National Cemetery, New Berne, North Carolina, Gravesite: 17-8)


James C. Lindsey (center front) circa 1900.
Others in the picture are sons, Sam and James Jr, and a daughter

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