Private James T. Hardin was born ca. 1832 in Georgia. He married Elouisa Adaline Holstein at Midway, Gadsden County, Florida on January 7th, 1858.
In 1860 he and Elouisa were living near Midway, Gadsden County, Florida. He was by occupation a farmer, owned real estate valued at $500, and reported a personal worth of $200.
He enlisted in Davidson’s Company on March 12th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida. He was left sick at Gadsden County, Florida when his company left the state. He was reported as absent without leave since June 11th.
According to Elouisa’s Florida Confederate pension application, James was on his way home on a sick furlough, and died at the home of his aunt, Mary Johnson, at Houston County, Georgia on November 25th, 1862. Elouisa was awarded a Florida Confederate Pension for James’ service. His place of interment is unknown.
 State Library and Archives, Florida Memory, Collections/Confederate Pension Applications, https://www.floridamemory.com/solr-search/results/?q=%28A11269%20OR%20tt%3AA11269%5E10%29&query=A11269