James C. McClure

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J. C. McClure
Whiteside's Co.
McCord's Reg.
Sept. 29, 1907
Aged 81 yrs.
Full Name: James C. McClure
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:M  Number:42
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1826 
Died: September 29, 1907 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Georgia 
Occupation: Blacksmith 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1856 
Residence: Kimble Co., Texas 
Admitted To Home: December, 1901 

MCCLURE, JAMES C. (1826 ~ 1907). James C. McClure was born September 1826 in Georgia.

During the Civil War, McClure served as a private in Co. H, of the Frontier Regiment, Texas State Troops, under the command of Colonel James E. McCord. He enlisted February 2, 1863, at Camp Breckenridge at the age of 36 and would serve for three years.

During his enlistment, he was reported absent due to a family illness. While in service, he received a broken back working on the barracks at Camp Colorado, Coleman County, Texas.

Following the War, he lived in Kimble County for ten years and worked as a blacksmith. He was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home in December 1901. James C. McClure died on September 29, 1907, and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Information provided and submitted by Frederica Wyatt.

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