is Son James Capt. in the 16th New York Volunteer Calvary who was killed at
Fairfax, Verginia by a gang of Guerillas 8th
photograph above shows a memorial stone that has recorded on it concerning
our forgotten hero Captain James Fleming.
rests in the grave yard of the old Unitarian Church, sadly it has fallen into
disrepair but it has been tied up.
Captain had enlisted in 1861 after travelling to the United States of America
from Northern Ireland.
was during the American Civil War in 1863 when the Captain who was in charge
of the union forces that day in a bloody battle in his hometown of Fairfax,
the Captain sadly was fatally wounded and died that day.
inscription which concerns the captain on the memorial stone reads as follows:
( The spelling of Verginia was how it was spelt on the memorial