James Mouchet was born in 1827 and was enrolled in the 5th Florida Infantry, Company C, in Tallahassee on 1 March 1862.  He was captured on 14 September 1862 at Frederick, Maryland, but was exchanged on 10 November 1862 at Aikens Landing.  He was wounded and captured on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, 2 July 1863, and his left leg was amputated at a U.S. Hospital at Gettysburg.  He was exchanged again on 12 November 1863, was furloughed on 10 May 1864, and remained in various hospitals... last appearing on a list of soldiers transfered on 18 March 1865 from Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia, to Columbus, Georgia.  Source: Hartman and Coles, Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers, 1861-1865, vol. II, p. 491.

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