James A. HALL

Submitted by Descendants:  Heather Danielle, Paula Townsend, and Tara Lynn MARCZYNSKI

James Alfred Hall was born in Georgia, but moved to Florida when he was a young boy.  His family settled in Hamilton County, Florida and he lived there most of his life, except for a brief move to New River County, Florida.

James served in the Confederate Army where he enlisted as a private in Company I, 2nd Infantry Regiment (the “Jasper Blues”).  This unit later became part of the Army of Northern Virginia.  He was wounded in May, 1862 and received a disability discharge in June, 1862.

He returned to Hamilton County, where he married Frances Elenor Shaw in 1863.  They had four daughters and one son.

James A. Hall was first established as a Florida Pioneer in 2004