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James Oxford (1831 - 1894)

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James Oxford
Born in Caldwell County, North Carolina, USAmap
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Husband of — married in Alexander County, North Carolina, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Caldwell County, North Carolina, USAmap
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  • 1861 - Served in the Civil War, Company I, 26 NC, (McNeely)
  • 1863 - Capture at Falling Waters, Maryland. Placed in miitary prison at Point Lookout, Maryland. (McNeely)
  • 1863 - Released as POW in a prison exchange. (McNeely)
  • 1864 - Resumed duty and served to the end of the war. (McNeely)
  • His Civil War letters are stored in the Archives of Duke University Library. (McNeely)
  • 1880 - Was the manager of the Caldwell County Almshouse (Poor House) as reported in the Lenoir News-Topic, August 5.
  • 1894 - Buried at Union Baptist Church, Caldwell County, NC. (McNeely)
  • 1899 Will of father called for purchasing a tombstone for James. The Will also provided for his children: Mary Josephine, Isaac Lee, and Lettia. (McNeely)


  • McNeely, Robert Lewis, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Oxford Family Genealogy, Salt Lake City, UT, Family Heritage Publishing, 2010, Chapter 4,Page13.

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