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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II

(Born Ga.)

James P. Flewellen

(Ap'd Ga.)


Born March 1828.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1850.

Served in garrison at Castle Pinckney, S. C., 1850, — Ft. Moultrie,

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 22, 1851)

S. C., 1850‑51, — Ft. McHenry, Md., 1851‑53, — and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1853‑54.

Resigned, Nov. 2, 1854.

Civil History. — Farmer, near Macon, Ga., 1854‑58.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Post-office address, Chapel Hill, Tex.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown. — Post-office address, Chapel Hill, Tex.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(James Persons Flewellen, Born March –––––, 1828.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 22, 1851.

Resigned, Nov. 2, 1854.

Died, April 21, 1909, at Charlottesville, Va.: Aged 81.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record. It seems to have been very quiet, if that, and has been a mystery to everyone. While both the Register and The AOG Report (q.v.) state positively that he fought for the Confederacy, they are equally uncertain as to the details; and the Southern Historical Society Papers merely record that there was a James T. Flewellen, who was a Lieut.‑Colonel Alabama Infantry, Dea's Brigade, Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Withers's Division, Army of Tennessee.

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