Pvt. Donaldson was given leave on April 18, 1864 with instructions to rejoin the Company at Augusta. On the May/August roll calls, he was listed as sick, in hospital. The September/October roll has him as present.
In late fall '64 he received a clothing issue. Pvt. Donaldson received a pay voucher for 2 months for the total of $24.00.
Pvt. James Donaldson surrendered and was paroled May 13, 1865 at Thomasville.