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James W. Staples

Graduating Class of 1864
Served in The American Civil War
Attached photograph of Sergeant Staples

James W. Staples

Company G
1st U.S. Sharp Shooters


Madison, WI

Date of Birth


Location of Death

Charles City, VA

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, WI

More About Sergeant Staples

Sergeant Staples was killed at the Battle of Charles City Cross Roads Virginia during the "7 Days Battles." His regiment held off the enemy long enough for the army to retreat.