Bliss, James Monroe
Age: 29, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 30th AR INF
Service: CAPT/QM, 30th AR INF (CSA), enl 11/14/62, Little Rock, AR, pow, Lake Village, 5/14/64, in prison, Vicksburg, Cairo, Camp Chase, OH, Point Lookout, MD
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Birth: 06/09/1833, Calais, VT
Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Little Rock, AR
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Rebecca McCraw
Findagrave Memorial #: 65833016
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: Died in Tisdale, KS
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Oakland Cemetery, Little Rock, AR
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James M. Bliss, born in Calais, on 9 June 1833, the son of William J. and Patty Bliss, moved to Arksansas in 1854. In 1860, he was living in Old River, Chicot County. He served as Quartermaster of the 30th Arkansas Infantry. By 1870, he was a clerk in an auditor's office, in Little Rock, AR. At some point after the war, he was living in Tisdale, Cowley Co., Kansas.
Weston A. Cate, Jr., "Forever Calais: A History of Calais, Vermont" (L. Brown & Sons, Barre, Vt., 1999).
30th Arkansas Infantry website.
(Contributed by David F. Cross M.D., Charlotte)
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