Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died 18 June 1864
Buried Cold Harbor National Cemetery, Hanover County Virginia
Private Rigby was killed on June 18th, 1864 at the Battle of Petersburg Virginia.
A hand written document completed after the war listing most of the 19th Indiana burials in the National Cemeteries shows grave number 786 as being James Rigby of Company G 19th Indiana.