Captain James Izlar

Captain James Izlar with Co. G, 25th SC Volunteers arrived with several companies the afternoon of January 15, 1865 to reinforce the shrinking fort garrison in repelling the Federal assault. Izlar and his men joined in a holding action until completely overwhelmed. Capt. Izlar was captured and sent to Fort Columbus in NY harbor as a POW. His two brothers were captured at Town Creek in February and they were sent to Elmira POW Camp in NY. All survived the war and returned home to South Carolina.