James Lycurgus Kilgore
Mustered into service as a 1st. Lieutenant on July 29th, 1861 
Died 05  August 1864
Buried Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga Tennessee
Photo  by John S. Sims  at "Find A  Grave"
Lieutenant Kilgore resigned his commission on October 11th, 1861 citing domestic considerations at home. Still wanting to serve in the Army James again joined Company A as a Private on February 1st, 1862 only to be discharged for disability on April 23rd of that same year because of a serious attack of rheumatism.

On Christmas Day of 1863 James was mustered in as a Private inCompany K of the 36th Indiana Infantry only to die of remettent fever on August 5th, 1864 while in Chattanooga Tennessee.

James L. Kilgore was the son of David Kilgore who was a Judge and a former member of Congress. He left behind a wife Nancy and three young daughters. Nancy filed for a widows pension in 1865.