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John B. Vandiford (9026)

Father: James Vandiford (9025)
Mother: Harriet "Happy"

b. 1844


In 1862 John was 5'7" tall. [NA - Mil Rec]


April 10, 1962:
John enlisted at Saratoga and was rejected when he got to Camp Mangum on May 24, 1862. [NA - Mil Rec]

August 2, 1862:
John enlisted in Willmington in Company F, 61st North Carolina Infantry. [NA - Mil Rec]

May/June 1864:
John's Regiment was involved in the defense of Petersburg, including the battle of Cold Harbor. [Reg History]

October 21 to December 26, 1864:
John was sick in General Hospital #9 in Richmond, Virginia. [NA - Mil Rec]

May 9, 1865:
John was paroled as a prisoner of war at Goldsboro, North Carolina. [NA - Mil Rec]

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