James Pinkney Prevatt was Richard White's first cousin, four times removed.
James Pinkney Prevatt was the first cousin of my great great
Clarissa Prevatt Davis. He was born in Robeson County, North
on 23 October 1833. He was enrolled as a private in the "Clay
Valley Rangers", Company E, 51st North Carolina Infantry
Regiment in Robeson County, North Carolina, on 28 February 1862.
He was reported as absent without official leave in November-December
1862, but returned to duty by January-February 1863. He was
captured near Globe Tavern on 19 August 1864 and was imprisoned in the
Union Prisoner of War Camp at Point Lookout, Maryland,on 10 February 1865
. He was received at Cox's Wharf on the James River for exchange
on 15 February 1865 and was hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, on 16
February 1865, with "chronic diarrhoea". He was furloughed for 60
days on 7 March 1865 and survived the war. James P. Prevatt died
in Robeson County on 6 January
Company E, 51st North Carolina State Troops