E. James West
Navarro County, Texas


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E. J. West was born January 1827 in Georgia and served in the 1st Artillery MS Regiment called at times Cowan's Battery. It was organized during the late summer of 1862 with eleven companies. During the war the various companies served as both light and heavy artillery but not as one command. The regiment was assigned to the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and several companies including Pvt. West's company G, were assigned to the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, Then Company G was assigned to the Army of Tennessee. It disbanded before the end of the war.

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