James Monroe Golladay

12th Virginia Cavalry
Company K (Capt. Levi Lutz's Co.)

33rd Virginia Infantry
Company G (Mt. Jackson Rifles)
Stonewall Brigade

Son of Cyrus Golladay and Mary Pearson


James was not married when he enlisted on 18 May 1861 at Mt. Jackson. He was 6' 0" in height with fair complexion, gray eyes, and brown hair.

He absent without leave on 24 August 1861 near Centerville, but returned on 16 October 1861 and was present until March 1862.

James was absent without leave again on 22 May 1862. He then re-enlisted in the 12th Virginia Cavalry on 01 September 1862.

He was serving as a provost guard on 28 April 1864. James was wounded at the Battle of Todd's Tavern on 05 May 1864.

After the war, James married Anne Virginia Clevenger on 01 January 1868.


CSA flag   Buried at: Green Hill Cemetery in Stephens City (Frederick County), Virginia   CSA flag


CAN YOU IDENTIFY THESE POSSIBLE DESCENDANTS OF JAMES?


Unknown Golladay

This picture belonged to Ida Mabel Golladay (wife of Vivian Girard Smith). Mabel's parents were John Samuel Golladay and Hattie Belle Lemley of Stephens City in Frederick County, Virginia. This picture probably was taken sometime around the1890's.

James Monroe Golladay was Mabel's grandfather

If you can identify the family in the photo above, please send an e-mail message to Bill Golladay


This page last updated on September 12, 2008