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date: 08 December 2019

Waddell, James Iredelllocked

(13 July 1824–15 March 1886)
  • Stephen R. Wise

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Waddell, James Iredell (13 July 1824–15 March 1886), U.S. and Confederate naval officer, was born in Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina, the son of Elizabeth Davis Moore and Francis Waddell. At a young age Waddell was adopted by his paternal grandmother and attended school in Pittsboro. At about the age of thirteen, because of the ill health of his grandmother, Waddell was taken to Orange County, North Carolina, by his maternal grandfather, Alfred Moore. For the next few years Waddell attended school in nearby Hillsboro (now Hillsborough), North Carolina....

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