Pvt. James S. Pipes Jr.

Company E of the 14th Regiment, Pennslyvania Volunteer Infantry

James was born November 12th 1840, in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennslyvania, the son of James S. Pipes Sr. and his third wife of four possible marriages. According to the primary researcher on this family, Kathryn Basset, James Sr. may have been married to a woman named Mary during the period 1833 to 1850. His second wife Margaret died in 1833 and he married his fourth wife, Elvira Rinehart after1850. This James Pipes is the cousin of another James Pipes who also fought in the war. See James Milton Pipes for that story. They were born two days apart, the sons of brothers James and Washington Pipes.

James S. Pipes Jr. married Catherine Ferrell on January 3, 1861 and they raised 7 children in Tyler, West Virginia and Middlebourne, West Virginia.

Albert Jackson Pipes

William Leroy  Pipes

Jemima Ellen Pipes

Cora Alice Pipes

Emma Adeline Pipes  married a Mr. Ferrell

Estella Myrtle Pipes

Pearl Mae Pipes

He mustered into Company E of the 14th Pennslyvania on 29 August, 1862 at Wheeling WV. James was wounded in action at Carter's Farm, Virginia on 26 July ,1864. His records show that he was mustered out on January 27,1865 at Cumberland, Maryland.

The information on this soldier was supplied by his descendent  Kathryn Bassett. She would like to hear from anyone who has interest or information concerning him or his family.

E-Mail to: kathryn@bassett.net

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