Colonel James N. Lightfoot (CSA)

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James Newell Lightfoot

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Blakely, Early, GA
Death: September 18, 1885 (46)
Abbeville, Henry, AL
Immediate Family:

Son of Edwin B. Lightfoot and Catherine Conelson Cody
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Gordon
Father of Mary Lillie Gordon Lightfoot; Lawrence Gordon Lightfoot and Catherine Evelyn Lightfoot
Brother of Thomas Reese Lightfoot and William Edwin Lightfoot

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About Colonel James N. Lightfoot (CSA)

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Colonel 6th Alabama Infantry, Co. A. The 6th Ala. Infantry Regt. was organized at Montgomery, Ala./ May 06, 1861, with 12 companies and about 1400 men recruited from Autauga, Henry, Jackson, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Russell, and Wilson counties.

James Newell Lightfoot: : May 31, 1862, wounded at Battle of Seven Pines Sep 17, 1862, wounded at Battle of Sharpsburg Jul 01, 1863, Wounded at Battle Of Gettysburg

At Fort Mahone, ( Petersburg ), the Unit was under constant fire until they surrendered at Appomattox with Four (4) officers and Eighty (80) men.

Col. Lightfoot was a successful Cotton Merchant in Savannah, GA. and Eufala, Alabama.

LIGHTFOOT, JAMES NEWELL. Born Early Co., Ga., 8-14-39. Lt., Co "A", 6th ALA, 5-11-61. Captain - 11-30-61. Lt. Col. - 5-30-62. Colonel - 5-7-63. Wounded at Seven Pines, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Wilderness. Retired 3-11-65. Married Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Gordon McAllister in 1862. Farmer in Henry Co., ALA. Died Eufala, 9-18-85.

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Colonel James N. Lightfoot (CSA)'s Timeline

1839
August 14, 1839
Blakely, Early, GA
1865
May 27, 1865
Abbeville, Henry, AL
1866
September 22, 1866
Abbeville, Henry, AL
1868
April 9, 1868
Abbeville, Henry, AL
1885
September 18, 1885
Age 46
Abbeville, Henry, AL