From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Joseph Daniels '47

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: March 23, 1865

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.


Joseph "died at Baltimore, Md., March 23, 1865, of disease incurred in service and the line of duty."

He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maryland.

He was survived by his wife.

He is listed on the killed in action panel in the front of Memorial Hall.

Unable to determine where or when he incurred the wounds or contracted the disease that caused his death.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 19 October, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Master, 14 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 15 September, 1855. Resigned 23 April, 1861. Acting Master, 5 September, 1862. Acting Lieutenant, 3 June, 1863. Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Commander, 18 May, 1864. Lieutenant Commander, 16 July, 1862. Died of wounds 23 March, 1865.

Class of 1847

Joseph is one of 31 members of the Class of 1847 in Memorial Hall.