William C. Daniel Sr.

Relationship: Husband of my great grand aunt, Lucinda “Frances” Philpott

 

Funeral services of William C. Daniel, prominent businessman and one of Atlanta’s oldest citizens, who died Monday night at 8:00 pm at his home at 950 Highland Avenue, will be held from the residence at 10 o’clock this morning. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.

The following will act as pallbearers: A. W. Long, John W. Zuber, A. L. Zachry, G. A. Anderson, J. E. Price and C. P. Brady.

Mr. Daniel, together with his two sons, L. J. and Charles Daniel, had been in the clothing business in Atlanta under the firm name of Daniel Brothers company since 1866.

Mr. Daniel was a Confederate veteran and served with distinction during the war. He served for a time in the army of Virginia under command of General Robert E. Lee, and after being furloughed home on account of sickness, joined the Fifty-sixth Georgia regiment when he had recovered his health and fought under Generals Bragg and Johnson and also General Hood. He was in the campaigns through Tennessee and Georgia in the battles of Chickamauga,  Jonesboro and the battle of Nashville, where he was captured, remaining a prisoner until the close of the war.

Surviving Mr. Daniel are his wife, one daughter Ms. Minnie Daniel, and two sons, L. J. and Charles Daniel.

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