John James Sturgis Southern Cross

Cross of Honor given to John James Sturgis in 1906. He enlisted at age 15 in 1864 and served in the same Company as his father, John James Sturgis:  Co. K, 5th GA Reg. under Capt. Jim Bostwick. He died in 1908 and is buried near Apalachee. Photo courtesy of Ann Cocroft Wynn.