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Pvt James W McDaniel
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Birth: 1829
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1864
Cook County
Illinois, USA

He married; Sarah Jane Shortt, October 10, 1850 in Floyd County, Virginia. She was born December 6, 1828 in Franklin County, Virginia, They had four sons, 1. Winfield Scott, born July 24, 1851;
2. Ira S., born June 8, 1854; 3. Calvin, born June 3, 1856 and 4. Johnson Beauregard, born January 12, 1862, all were born in Floyd County, Virginia.
His parents were:
Alfred and Nancy Goodwin McDaniel, they were born in Augusta County, Virginia.
He inlisted on October 10, 1861 at Floyd County, Virginia Court House into Co. I., 54th VA Infantry, under (Capt Akers)
He was taken POW June 22, 1864 at Mount Zion Church, Georgia and sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois Prison July 14, 1864. He died of dysentry on October 23, 1864 and buried in Oak Wood Cemetery, Chicago , Illinois, (THE CONFEDERATE MOUND) 
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: George Griffin
Record added: Aug 09, 2012
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Pvt James W McDaniel
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Your parents are my mothers 2x grandparents. Her name is Margie Marie Switzer Wise born in Floyd Va to Fred E Switzer and J Nell Mcdaniel. My Name is Elaine Marie Wise Finein and started my search for family 6 weeks ago. Any family member may reach me at ...(Read more)
- elaine w finein
 Added: Apr. 11, 2015
You were an honorable and brave man. You are not forgotten. Your parents are my 3x grandparents.
- Terri McDaniel Adkins
 Added: Feb. 14, 2013
Thank you for giving your service and your life, for a "Way of Life" that you believed was right. We honor you and your fellow-soldiers, and can't forget your bravery. Rest in Peace.A cousin in Virginia, Jewel
- Jewel South Griffin
 Added: Aug. 9, 2012

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