Udell, James

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Birth

James Udell was born in Westerlo, Albany County, NY in about 1836.[1] James William Udell was born in Westerlo in 1838, a son of William[2] and Sophia[3] Udell.

Marriage & Children

Occupation

Before he served in the Civil War, James worked as a farmer.[1]


Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Westerlo[2]
Place of Birth: Westerlo, NY[2]
Date of Birth: 1838[2]
Names of Parents: Sir William[2]
Marital Status: Single[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Bounty Received: $50.00[2]
Enlistment Date: 8 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Westerlo, NY[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1]
Company: Company K[1]
Date of Capture: 16 Jun 1864[1]
Location of Capture: near Petersburg, VA[1]
Imprisoned at: Andersonville, GA[1]
Died of Disease on: 5 Jan 1865[1]
Place of Death: Andersonville, GA[1]
Place of Burial:
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26. He died of scurvy.[1]" Taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Petersburg and Died from exposure and starvation. He had taken part in all the Battles of the army of the Potomac from May 16th 1864 untill he was taken prisoner June 17, 1864. [2]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, Andersonville Prisoners of War; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

James Udell died after being captured on June 16, 1864 and imprisoned at Andersonville prison.[1] He died on January 5, 1865 at Andersonville and was buried in grave number 12401.[1]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 1865 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY