Rank: 1st Lieutenant

Company: B

Unit Served: 25th SC Infantry (Eutaw Regiment)

Cemetery and Address: Blandford Cemetery 111 Rochelle Lane, Petersburg, VA 23803

When Francis James Lesesne was born on March 10, 1837, in Williamsburg, South Carolina, his father, Francis James Lesesne, was 22 and his mother, Amarintha Nelson Plowden, was 18. He had five brothers and two sisters. He died on May 9, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia at the age of 27.