Valley of the Shadow

From Compiled Military Service Records at National Archives

Personal Information

Name: James Buchanan McCutchan
Birthplace: Chestnut Hill near Middlebrook Augusta Co.
Date of Birth: October 21, 1839
Physical Description: --
Prewar Life: --

Enlistment Records

Date of Enlistment: April 17, 1861
Place of Enlistment: --
Age at Enlistment: --
Occupation at Enlistment: Farmer
Conscript Or Substitute: --

Service Information

Rank: Pvt.
Company: D
Transfer Company: --
Regiment: 5th Va. Inf.

Military Service Record

Promotions: --
Transfers and Other Services: --
Muster Sheet: Sick at Manassas Juncture 10-17-1861; returned 08-00-1863 from being wounded at Chancellorsville
Captured: February 6, 1864; Morton's Ford
Missing in Action: --
Prison: Old Capitol, Ft. Delaware
AWOL (Absent without Leave): --
Deserted: --
Discharge: --
Paroled: --
Notes: --

Casualty Information

Killed in Action: --
Wounded in Action: May 3, 1863; Chancellorsville, head
Died of Disease: --
Died of Wounds: --
Hospital: Hosp. 02-00-1862 to 10-00-1862

Other Information

Personal Life: Brother of Samuel F. McCutchan
Postwar Life: 1870 Census, Farmhand, age 30, Riverheads District, Augusta Co. Farmer in Middlebrook; membership application for Stonewall Jackson Camp No. 25 C. V. Staunton 05-10-04.
Date of Death: June 13, 1920
Place of Death: Chestnut Hill
Burial Place: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Cause Of Death: --
Epitaph: --
Dwelling # (1860 Census): --
Family # (1860 Census): --