★★★ Edmondson, James Kerr

James Kerr Edmondson

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Born: February 11, 1832

Birthplace: Buena Vista, Rockbridge County, Virginia

Father: James Edmondson 1785 – 1833
(Buried: Falling Spring Presbyterian Church, Glasgow, Virginia)​

Mother: Margaret Glasgow 1793 – 1873
(Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia)​

Education:

Attended Washington College​

Occupation before War:

Clerk of the Lexington, Virginia City Court​

Civil War Career:

1861: Private Company, H 2nd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1861: Lt. In Company, H 2nd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1861: Regimental Adjutant for 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Captain in 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1862: Lt. Colonel of 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1863: Wounded and lost left arm during Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia​
1863: Resigned as Colonel on December 1, 1863​
1863 – 1865: Confederate Provost Marshal in Lexington, Virginia​
1863 – 1869: County Clerk for Rockbridge County, Virginia​

Occupation after War:
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1863 – 1869: County Clerk for Rockbridge County, Virginia​
Attorney in Lexington, Virginia​
Trustee of Washington College​
Mayor of Lexington, Virginia​
1893 – 1894: Virginia State Representative​

Died: March 31, 1898

Place of Death: Lexington, Virginia

Age at time of Death: 66 years old

Burial Place: Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia
 
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James Kerr Edmondson:
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Born: February 11, 1832View attachment 384653
Birthplace: Buena Vista Rockbridge County Virginia
Father: James Edmondson 1785 – 1833
(Buried: Falling Spring Presbyterian Church Glasgow Virginia)
Mother: Margaret Glasgow 1793 – 1873
(Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery Lexington Virginia)

Education:
Attended Washington College

Occupation before War:
Clerk of the Lexington Virginia City Court

Civil War Career:
1861: Private Company H 2nd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1861: Lt. In Company H 2nd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1861: Regimental Adjutant for 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1861 – 1862: Captain in 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 27th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1863: Wounded and lost left arm during Battle of Chancellorsville VA.
1863: Resigned as Colonel on December 1, 1863
1863 – 1865: Confederate Provost Marshal in Lexington Virginia
1863 – 1869: County Clerk for Rockbridge County Virginia

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1869: County Clerk for Rockbridge County Virginia
Attorney in Lexington Virginia
Trustee of Washington College
Mayor of Lexington Virginia
1893 – 1894: Virginia State Representative


Died: March 31, 1898
Place of Death: Lexington Virginia
Age at time of Death: 66 years old
Burial Place: Stonewall Jackson Cemetery Lexington Virginia
I believe he was the last Colonel of the 27th. No one to my knowledge was assignedd to replace him.
 
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