Company: Company B
Unit Served: 1st Battalion Mississippi Sharpshooters
Cemetery and Address: Black Jack, Milam County, Texas
James Nicolas Morton was born in Montgomery, Virginia. He migrated to Holmes County, Mississippi in the 1840’s with his father and siblings. He entered service with the Mississippi Sharpshooters where he remained till the end of the war. He married in 1871 and migrated to Milam County, Texas in 1879. He had 9 children before he passed away in 1925.