Name: MARTIN, JAMES PATRICK (on muster roll as James P.)
Rank: 4th Corporal; Sergeant
Enlisted: 3 July 1861 at Westville, Dale County, Alabama; Age 18
Service History: Present: Winchester, Virginia, May 25, 1862; Cross Keys, Virginia, June 8, 1862, Cedar Mt. August 9, 1862, Hazel River, August 23, 1862, Manassas Junction, August 27, 1862, Manassas Plains, August 28, 29, 30, 1862. Chantilly, September 1, 1862, Harpers Ferry, September 13, 1862. Absent sick: Cold Harbor, June 20, 1862; Malvern Hill, July 2, 1862; Severely wounded: Sharpsburg, September 17, 1862; Captured: Sheperds Town, Virginia September 18, 1862. Captured December 4, 1863. Reduced of disability from wound, September 2, 1863.
Date of Birth: 21 January 1844 Place of Birth: North Carolina
Date of Death: 30 March 1924 Place of Death: Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas
Buried:  Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas 
Father: Haywood Martin (b 26 December 1812 in North Carolina)
Mother: Emily Dixon (b 14 January 1822 in Johnston County, North Carolina), daughter of Patrick Dixon and Mary Delaney Hill
Spouse(s): Emma J. // (b 1847 in Alabama)
Children: Henry, Mattie, Fanny, Frank, Lillie, Lucey, Annie, Haywood, Rena, James
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Westville, Dale County, Alabama;  Ellis County, Texas 
Other: Brother of Benjamin J. Martin
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net