Born– Tuscaloosa, Ala., August 29, 1844. Parents– Thomas and Susan Charlotte (Farley) Maxwell. Married– Eugenia E. Harris, June 5, 1867. Children– Two. Education– Auburndale, Mass.; University of Alabama, 1861. Served with the 34th Alabama Regiment, Loachapoka, Ala.; Lumsden’s Battery, Tuscaloosa; discharged, May 4, 1865; farmer; county commission, Tuscaloosa County.
Autobiography of James Robert Maxwell of Tuskaloosa, Alabama. New York; Greenberg, 1926.
A History of Lumsden’s Battery, C.S.A. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; R.E. Rhodes Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1905.