Daniel Travis Jr

Also Known as Daniel Jones Jr

Daniel Travis Jr. was a resident of Mansfield on February 22, 1864 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. A of the 7th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry under the name of Daniel Jones, Jr.  He was captured June 17, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. He was imprisoned in Andersonville, Georgia and later transferred to the Florence, South Carolina Stockade as Union forces under General Sherman moved into Georgia. Daniel Jones Jr., a.k.a. Daniel Travis died on January 18, 1865 in Florence, South Carolina.

He was not living in Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census. Daniel Travis Jr. was born in New York to Daniel and Maria (Morgan?) Travis.

On July 24, 1884, his mother, Maria Travis filed from New York for a dependent mother’s pension under application No. 318,100 that was granted under certificate No. 245,243. His father, Daniel Travis filed for a dependent father’s pension on April 11, 1891.

Daniel Jones Jr., a.k.a. Daniel Travis, is believed to be buried in an unmarked grave at the Florence South Carolina Stockade in Florence, South Carolina.

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