James K Polk Chastain was born 3 June 1839 in Union Co., GA to James Edward Chastain and Sarah J Shelton.
He married Martha Emeline Dyke on 10 May 1860.
He married Mollie Skeeters in Arkansas after the War.
He died 15 May 1901 in Stone Co., MO.
Ponce de Leon Cem., Stone Co., MO
Service records compiled by Glenda Todd and used with her permission. This and other information about the history of the First and the men who fought with the unit
can be found in her book, First Alabama Cavalry, USA: Homage to Patriotism.