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William J. Hardee Camp #1397
*Cpl. James A. H. Brownlow, Johnson's Ga Cav


Born: April 22, 1824, Pendleton District, South Carolina 
Died: June 08, 1900, Bartow County, Georgia
Father: John A. Brownlow (1797-1869)
Mother: Susan Wimpy (1799-1880)
Spouse: Jane Ann Austin (1827-1909)

James A. H. Brownlow, son of John A. and Susan Wimpy Brownlow, was born April 22, 1824 in Pendleton District, South Carolina. His Paternal Grandfather was John Brownlow of South Carolina John was in the Revolutionary War and suffered 13 wounds. James moved along with his parents to Franklin County, Georgia in the fall of 1828 and then to Forsyth County, Georgia in about 1835. On January 27, 1846 James married Jane Ann Austin in Forsyth Co. Georgia. She was born June 10, 1827, in Hall County, Georgia. She was the daughter of Capt. John Gideon Austin and Elizabeth Jones. In about 1858 they moved to Van Wert in Polk County, Georgia. With the out break of the War Between the States James joined Co. K of Floyds Legion (State Guards) . He was mustered in Cedartown. Co. K was cavalry but they had to bring their own horses and in mid 1863 his horse died. He was then placed into Co. H which was foot Infantry. The story is told that during Chickamauga Floyds Legion was guarding Rome. Their supply lines were cut and they began to starve. At this point their Colonel, Yieser, told them to get home the best way they could. He was then transferred to Woffords Brigade in the Army of north Georgia. He was captured and paroled in May of 1865 near Kingston Georgia. He made it back home and after the war he moved his family to Bartow County, Georgia. They lived in the Linewood community near Adairsville.Before the War he was a shoemaker and a leather worker but afterwards he was just a farmer. He received a Confederate Pension in 1894 based on age and infirmity. He died June 8, 1900 in Bartow Co. and is buried at Connesena Church in Adairsville. His tombstone reads "United with the Baptist Church 1846". Jane continued to receive a Confederate pension. She passed away on June 21, 1909 at the home of her youngest daughter in Floyd County Georgia and is buried next to her husband. James and Jane were the parents of 7 children: Susan Elizabeth Witt, John Wimpy Brownlow, James Madison Brownlow, Jennie Delusky Dyer, Harriet Octavia Smith, Henry Jackson Brownlow, and Julia Emma Conaway.