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James Bird's Civil War Tombstone Picture


JAMES BIRD / BYRD

Born: 1843 in Grainger County Tennessee

Son Of: Thomas & Dorothy (Long) Bird/Byrd

Husband Of: Catharine Byrd

Married: September 21, 1868 in Tazwell, TN.

Number of Children: 12

Died: February 15, 1895 in Clay County Kentucky

Cause: At Age 52, Stories On Cause Of Death Vary
His Pension claim was for Hernia and Chronic Bronchitis.

Buried: Corinth Baptist Church Cemetary,
on Saddler in Clay County Kentucky

Civil War Service Marker: 4th Tennessee
Volunteer Infantry Company D - Union

According to a deposition given by James in his
pension files, he stated that his last name had
been spelled Byrd all of his life and that the Bird
spelling was a mistake by the war department.


TOMBSTONE PICS

BIRD & BYRD MAIN