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James Arwood (born abt 1836) served as a private in Company L, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

James Arwood was born about 1836. No other information about his personal life has been found.

Civil War service

Arwood enlisted as a private in Company L on March 10, 1864 in Knoxville, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in April 11, 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. He was promoted July 20, 1864 to sergeant and reduced to the ranks February 20, 1865.[1] Arwood was 28 years old at enlistment.

He is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service.

Arwood mustered out with regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, owed $115.34 to the government for clothing, had received a bounty of $25, and was owed a $275 bounty.

Post-war life

No record of Arwood's death nor his burial location has been found.


  1. The reason he was reduced from sergeant to private is not found in his records.