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James C Sunderland
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Birth: Aug., 1844
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1902
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

James was born in August 1844 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 18 years old and listed as being a paperhanger when he enlisted in the Union Army. He was 5 feet 8-1/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair. His Civil War record includes enlistment and mustered into service as third corporal serving in company G on 17 September 1861. He served for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, under Captain Smith. He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 3 October 1862 on a surgeon's certificate of disability, by order of General Wadsworth. At the time of discharge he was a corporal. In 1871/2, he married Sarah P [unknown surname]. They had had five children, Amanda, Gertrude, Blanche, Josephine H and Emma, four of whom were alive at the 1900 census. In 1890, he was living at 1611 Edgely Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1900, he was living at 1357 Seltzer Street, ward 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and listing his occupation as a house painter. He was living with his wife Sarah, daughters Emma Sanders, Blanche, Amanda, and Gertrude, and two granddaughters. On 3 February 1899, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension, at that time a clerk. He died on 16 August 1902. On 30 August 1905, his widow, Sallie P Sunderland, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. 
 
Burial:
Mount Peace Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Diane
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78418242
James C Sunderland
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- Diane
 Added: Oct. 14, 2011
 
 
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