He was approximately 40 years old and had been in the Navy for just over six months. He left behind a wife and three children.
DependentsWife:Allison Chapman (married 1857)
Son: Henry Charles Chapman (born 3 January 1860)
Son: John Thomas Chapman (born 22 July 1861)
Son: Duncan Chapman (born 28 October 1864)
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Alternate Spellings of Name
References and Sources Return of the United States Naval Rendezvous, 14th State Street, New York, NY for the week ending February 27, 1864
 NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
 "Navy Gazette: List of Deaths in the Navy of the United States, reported to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, during the week ending December 3d, 1864." Army and Navy Journal, 10 Dec. 1864, p. 253.
 Officers and Enlisted Men who Died in the Active Service of the U.S. Navy 1776-1885
 Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War and Later Navy Veterans ("Navy Widows' Certificates"), 1861-1910