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JAMES C. KNOX
Source: Beckwith, H.W. Montgomery County Indiana History. Chicago: HH Hill, , p 469
KNOX, J.C., postmaster, Ladoga, is a native of Montgomery Co IN b. 1842. he is the son of James Knox, who came to this co. about 1838 or 1830, and settled on a farm in Walnut Twp, where he spent the bigger part of his life. He d. in Crawfordsville, this co. in 1869. JC spent the early part of his life on a farm. At the beginning of the rebellion he was among the first to respond to the call of his country, enlisting as private in 11th Ind. Zouave reg and reenlisted in the 58th Ind Vol. Inf and was promoted to first lieutenant, serving also in the 4th Ind. Cav. as Capt. of Co. I. He participated in a great many battles Pittsburg Landing; Chickamauga; Stone River; was captured at Buzzard's Roost and was held as a prisoner in different prisons for 11 months, being in Macon, Georgia, Savannah and Columbus, SC.
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