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Pvt James William Nalls
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1844
Death: Sep. 6, 1921
Catharpin
Prince William County
Virginia, USA

Enlisted in Company C, Virginia 8th Infantry Regiment on 08 May 1861.
Enlisted in Company H, Virginia 6th Cavalry Regiment on 14 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 30 Jan 1863.
Returned to Company C, Virginia 8th Infantry Regiment on 30 Jan 1863.
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The following was contributed by hgs205 (#46875108):
An obituary for James W. Nalls, who died at the age of 77, appeared in the MANASSAS JOURNAL of 16 September 1921. That yields a birthdate of 1843-1844, which agrees with the 1900 census date of January 1844. The article is headed "JAMES W. NALLS DEAD: Confederate Veteran Passes Away at His Home Near Antioch." It says this:
"James W. Nalls died September 6 at his home near Waterfall, at the age of 77. He had been in ill health for a number of years, but the direct cause of his death was thought to have been a fall which he sustained five weeks ago.
"Mr. Nalls was a Confederate veteran and served throughout the war between the states as a member of the Eighth Virginia infantry. He was born in Fauquier county January 1, 1844, and had been a member of the Gaineville M. E. Church for a number of years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lucy L. Nalls, of Antioch, and nine [sic] children, James D. Nalls, of Gainesville; Morgan W. Nalls, of West Falls Church; Mrs. Jennie Bause, of Antioch; Mrs. Dora Byroad, of Arlington; Mrs. Lula Tingstrum, of Clarendon; Mrs. Bettie Leathers, Mrs. Eva Thompson and John H. Nalls, of Washington. He also leaves three brothers and one sister, Mr. Richard Nalls, of Manassas; Mr. Jackson Nalls, of Spencer, N. C., and Mrs. Lena Corneil, of Mount Ranier, Md.; twenty-five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services were held at Antioch on September 9 by Rev. T. D. D. Clark, of Manassas. The pallbearers were: Messrs. Archie Nalls, Levi Nalls, Ashby Nalls, William Nalls and Albert Leathers."
[I believe that the unlisted "ninth" child is Craven J. Nalls. Richard Nalls, listed as a brother, was -- I believe -- a half-brother.] 
 
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 Children:
  Bettie F. Nalls Leathers (1873 - 1937)*
  Dora M. Nalls Byroad (1881 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JAMES W. / NALLS / JAN. 1, 1844 / SEPT. 6, 1921 / Gone but not forgotten. / C. S. A. / By his wife.
 
Burial:
Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
Haymarket
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Audrey
Record added: Oct 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59703428
Pvt James William Nalls
Added by: Deenahh
 
Pvt James William Nalls
Added by: Audrey
 
Pvt James William Nalls
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Added by: Marie & Dale V.
 
 
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Rest in Peace, Gallant Soldier.
- dave p
 Added: Dec. 20, 2012
Died Catharpin,Prince Wm.Co.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Dec. 19, 2010

- Audrey
 Added: Oct. 6, 2010
 
 
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