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Confederate (CSV)


Julius A. McDaniel

(c. 1846 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Son of a gold miner at Salisbury in Rowan County, in 1860 he was a 14 year old student. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in Company K, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 22 September 1861; the clerk recoded his age as 20 and his last name as "McDonnald."

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862. He was 15 or 16 years old.

The rest of the War

His father William J. McDaniel filed a claim for his son's final pay in November 1862. It came to C$169.23.

References & notes

Service and other details from the Roster,1 via the Historical Data Systems database, and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3; both also as Julius A. McDonnald. Personal details from his father's claim for Julius' last pay, family genealogists, and the US Census of 1860.


c. 1846; Rowan County, NC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19131]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27491]