James William Carlin

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Photos from the Past

Major James William Carlin

Major James William Carlin, Company A, 71st Regiment Ohio Volunteers, served the Union throughout the war. His first enlistment as a Captain on April 28, 1861 took his company and him through many battles and encampments. His second enlistment in 1864 resulted in he being captured and held at Andersonville Prison. Upon release in April 1865, he boarded the Sultana for home but never reached there as the Sultana's boiler exploded killing most on board. More information on Major Carlin is available by going to http://www.klahanie.com/carlin.htm . Information and photograph provided by Gary Price.

Major James William Carlin
(Pictured here as a Captain)