James M. French

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 21 March 1840

Died 11 January 1909

Buried Crown Point Cemetery, Howard County Indiana




Private French received a gunshot wound to the right knee and thigh at the Battle of South Mountain on September 14th, 1862.


He filed for a pension in March of 1864.


His headstone shows a date of birth of 1841 but his death certificate says March 21st, 1840.