submitted by Ed Thomas
Enlisted at the age of 17 at Camp Carolina in Neshoba County as private. Fought in 19 battles and suffered a gunshot wound to the right foot in the Battle of Franklin on 1 Dec 1864. Granted a medical furlough, he walked home to Neshoba County, arriving there on Christmas Day.
He was married twice: (1)Mittie Brantley and (2) Mary Catherine Henry. He died in Neshoba County, MS on 8 Oct 1929 at the age of 86.
George Washington Thomas was James Allen Thomas's older brother. He was 19 when he enlisted at Enterprise (Clarke Co.), MS and he died the 5th of January 1862 in Pensacola, Florida of measles during the measles outbreak there. He was unmarried.
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