James H. Bridgewater originally served as a Second Lieutenant in Company F, 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment and then, as a Captain, commanded the Bridgewater Scouts Company, Kentucky State Troops.  Then he commanded a Company in the Hall's Gap Battalion, Kentucky State Troops and finally the Battalion itself with the rank of Major.

Major James H. Bridgewater Camp #7

The Camp was formed in September of 2006.  It is headquartered in Lincoln County, Kentucky.  They hold their Quarterly meetings at the Lancaster Municipal Building, W Maple St.

Camp Commander: Chris Workman   chris_workman21@yahoo.com

Secretary/Treasurer: Tim D. Carman   tim.carman@yahoo.com