James  Clanahan

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Jas. Clanahan
Co. I. 21. Miss. Inf.
Aug. 8, 1907.
Aged 83 yrs.
Full Name: James  Clanahan
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:L  Number:43
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1824 
Died: August 8, 1907 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Alabama 
Occupation: Mechanic 
Marital Status: Married 
Came To Texas: 1868 
Residence: Mexia, Texas 
Admitted To Home: April 15, 1899 
Army: Northern Virginia 
Brigade: Griffith's 
Regiment: 21st Mississippi Infantry 

CLANAHAN, JAMES (1824 ~ 1907). Confederate veteran James Clanahan was born in 1824 in Alabama. He was a mechanic by trade before enlisting in the Confederate Army.

He joined the 21st Mississippi Regiment, Griffith's Brigade in June of 1861. The unit was detailed to the Army of Northern Virginia and fought extensively in the Eastern Theater including First and Second Manassas.

After the Civil War, Clanahan settled in Mexia, Texas before being admitted to the Confederate Men's Home in Austin on April 15, 1899.

He died August 8, 1907 and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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