James William Golladay

18th Virginia Cavalry
Company D (Capt. Wesley Makely's Co)
Imboden’s Brigade

33rd Virginia Infantry
Company K (Shenandoah Sharpshooters)
Stonewall Brigade

Son of Samuel Golladay and Delilah Munch
Husband of Attillia Jane Munch

James was not married when he enlisted in 15 July 1861 at Winchester, Virginia.

On 21 April 1862, he was promoted to Sergeant. He was absent without leave on 07 August 1862. However, he soon re-enlisted in the cavalry at Berryville on 24 September 1862. He also became a Sergeant in the cavalry.

James was shown as "present" with the 18th Virginia Cavalry from January to October of 1864. This was the last Muster Roll available.

There is a memo in the archives dated 09 February 1864 concerning his return to 33rd Virginia Infantry.

James married Attillia Jane Munch after the war on 14 March 1867.

He died on 23 March 1893. His wife was living in the St. David's Church area in April of 1908 when she filed a pension application based on his Civil War service. Attillia stated in her application that James "always said his bad health was caused by exposure in the army" and that "his death was caused by a complication of diseases". His cause of death was listed as Bright's disease (kidney disease) and heart trouble. She also stated that "his comrades called him a brave soldier".

James W. Golladay

CSA flag   Buried at: Clem-Golladay Cemetery in Fort Valley (Shenandoah County), Virginia   CSA flag

This page last updated on April 12, 2011