- Birth Date
- 14 February 1827
- Death Date
- 18 October 1908
His death date is confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 24
- Age at Departure: 20
- "Funeral of James Stewart, Pioneer and Mormon Battalion Veteran Closes Honored Career," Deseret Evening News , 26 Oct. 1908, 3.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 244-45.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.
- Utah Death Certificates.