by Victoria Proctor, © 2003
BETHEA, James R. (1809-1878)
served in the 23rd Regiment, South Carolina, Confederate Army during the War Between the States, attaining the rank of colonel. Served as Representative in the South Carolina State Legislature 1848-1850.
Son of Philip Bethea (1781-1865), who served in the South Carolina State Senate 1800-1802. Interment at Dothan Cemetery, Dillon County, SC.
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