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CSA James M. Newton, Col. (b. August 18, 1823, d. September 17, 1862)James M. Newton, Col. (son of Aristarchus (Aris) Newton and Mary "Polly" Finch Mitchell)1639 was born August 18, 1823 in Jasper Co, Georgia1640, and died September 17, 1862 in Sharpsburg, Maryland1640.He married Elvira Jane Geiger on January 27, 1846 in Georgia1640.
Notes for James M. Newton, Col.:
Col. James M. Newton, a highly cultured gentleman and a heroic soldier. He
became an officer in the Confederate Army and organized the Butts County
Volunteers, a component part of the 6th Georgia Regiment, Colquitt's
Brigade.He was promoted to Major and was killed at the battle of
Sharpsburg in Maryland while bravely leading a charge, pouring out his
life's blood in defense of his country near the very spot where his family's
name was first heard in America, in the name of his grandfather, James Newton.
More About James M. Newton, Col.:
Fact 2: Died in battle, at Sharpsburg.1640
More About James M. Newton, Col. and Elvira Jane Geiger:
Marriage: January 27, 1846, Georgia.1640
Children of James M. Newton, Col. and Elvira Jane Geiger are:
- George W. Newton, b. August 01, 1851, Georgia1640, d. WFT Est. 1876-19421640.