IMAGES OF OUR PAST - JAMES AND RACHEL BOATWRIGHT HOUSE, US. HWY 319, BOILING SPRINGS COMMUNITY, CA. 1860 James Thomas ( Tom) Boatwright, 1828 - 1863 James Thomas ( Tom) Boatwright was born on month day 1828, at birth place, South Carolina, to John Lewis Boatright and Jane Boatright. John was born on October 1 1786, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. Jane was born in 1797, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. James married Rachel Smith Boatwright. Rachel was born on March 25 1823, in Washington County , Georgia, United States. Killed at the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 1863, east of Vicksburg. 57th GA Infantary. Rachel is buried across the road in the Boatwright - Bedgood, recently destroyed.