|James Hart married NO|
Given Name: James
Death: May 9, 1864
May 9, 1864
Location: Pulaski County
Campaign: Crook-Averell Raid on the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad (May 1864)
Principal Commanders: Brig. Gen. George Crook [US]; Brig. Gen. Albert Jenkins [CS]
Forces Engaged: Divisions (approx. 10,000)
Estimated Casualties: 1,500 total
On May 9, Crook’s three brigades (6,100 men) on a raid into southwestern Virginia encountered a patchwork Confederate force under Brig. Gen. Albert Jenkins at Cloyd’s Mountain. Fighting was furious and hand-to-hand. Casualties were heavy for the size of the forces engaged: Union casualties were approx. 841 men, Confederate casualties were approx. 659 men. Jenkins was mortally wounded. Crook afterwards joined forces with Averell, who had burned the New River Bridge, and the united column withdrew to Meadow Bluff after destroying several important railroad bridges.
Result(s): Union victory
James Hart killed at age 28 was one of the union casualties of Cloyd's Mountain May 9, 1864.
ChildrenTo my knowledge James was not married and he haven't had any children before the civil war,but I don't know if he's had any ongoing relationships before his death.
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