James Pittmen









Full Name:  James Pittmen

Birth Date:  March 15, 1844

Died:            February 5, 1925



Regimental History:


33rd Infantry Regiment, organized during the summer of 1862, contained men from Polk, Montgomery, Sevier, and Pike counties. The unit was assigned to R. G. Shaver's and Tappan's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. It skirmished in Arkansas and participated in the fight at Jenkins' Ferry where 92 men were disabled. Later the 33rd disbanded. Its field officers were Colonel H. L. Grinstead, Lieutenant Colonels H. W. McMillan and Thomas D. Thomson, and Majors W. L. Crenshaw and William T. Steele.