James W. Adams
Name: James W. Adams
Unit: 1st Potomac Home Brigade Cav.
Place of Birth/Residence: Washington County, MD
Enlistment Date: 02/25/1864
Rank at End of Service: Private
Image from U.S. Army Military History Institute; Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury, "Bounty Rolls, 1864-1880," S629, Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD, microfilm copy at Maryland Room, Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, MD, roll 240, page 19; National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/index.html; L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett and Geo. W. F. Vernon, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5 (Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil, & Co., 1899).