|Photo source - Lynne King|
William Daniel was captured at the Battle of Big Black River on 17 May 1863. He was held as a prisoner of war, and sent to Fort Delaware. William was in the prisoner transfer to Point Lookout, Maryland on 20 September 1863. According to William's prisoner of war record, he was transferred as part of a prisoner exchange on 17 January 1865, and arrived at Camp Lee (near Richmond, Virginia) by 26 January 1865.
William signed an Oath of Allegiance to the United States on 26 May 1865 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. The oath notes that he was 5 ft, 11 inches, with blue eyes, sandy complexion and sandy hair (see photo above via Fold3.com).
William Gilbert Daniel died in Thorntown, Boone County, Indiana on 11 January 1916.