Daniel SALLS

Male 1840 - 1864  (24 years)

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  • Name Daniel SALLS 
    Born 1840 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Private in Company M. 6th Regiment of New York Artillery Volunteers in the U.S.A. Civil War. 
    Died 30 Jan 1864  Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3050  Salls
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2007 

    Family Priscilla POTTLE 
    Married 05 Oct 1863  Moira, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Jessie SALLS,   b. 18 Sep 1864, Dickinson, Franklin County, Tennesee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel's pension certificate number is 44407.
      He died on a railroad freight car between Washington, D.C. & Alexandria, Virginia when the train went under a bridge & he was carried off the top of the car.
      Daniel's wife, Priscillia, in her first application for a pension, claimed no children, but, a child, Jessie was born to her on September 18, 1864 in Tennesee. The official file indicated some question as to who was the father. Soon after the end of the war she went to Dayton, Ohio, where she lived with a brother, V.S. Pottle at 14 Brown Street. Her behavior & reputation were not good. Priscilla was said to be living as wife to her brother, & was belivied to have a son by him. Another brother was in prison for murder. In view of her character, or apparent lack of it, it was probably best that Daniel's life with her was so short.

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