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Cdv of severely WIA 88th Illinois Infantry Officer
Cdv of severely WIA 88th Illinois Infantry officer, Captain James Rhimes.
Severely wounded in the shoulder at Kennesaw Mountain in June, 1864, Rhimes lost the use of his arm for the rest of his life.
Wear as shown, no b/m (see below for photograph of back).

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James Rhimes

Residence Chicago IL; a 22 year-old Railroad Baggage Man.

Enlisted on 8/3/1862 at Chicago, IL as a 1st Sergeant.

On 8/27/1862 he mustered into "E" Co. IL 88th Infantry He Resigned on 10/27/1864 (Resigned owing to disability from wounds)

He was listed as: * Wounded 6/27/1864 Kennesaw Mountain, GA (Severe wound in left shoulder)

Promotions: * 2nd Lieut 1/23/1863 * 1st Lieut 3/23/1864 * Capt 6/22/1864

He was described at enlistment as: 5' 8", dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair

Other Information: born in Illinois