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Confederate (CSV)


James A. McDaniel

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Williamsburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 15th South Carolina Infantry, about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died from typhoid fever in a hospital in Richmond, VA on 29 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 which has him only as McDonald and says he was killed outright on South Mountain, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database, as J.A. McDaniel. There is no McDonald in the roster of the regiment. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/29/1862; Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company G, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24870]