This article is an interesting account of a confederate Lieutenant that was captured in 1864 and paroled at the end of the war and made an oath of allegiance to the United States Government. His daughter said he was a good fighter and a good loser!
Reverend Doctor James Durham West is a distant cousin through our various West lines discovered through y-DNA. Read the full article by clicking on the link above.
Thanks to Ben West for finding this article and sharing it with our West y-DNA family!