Private David B. Mandell was born ca. 1834 in Germany.
He enlisted in Captain Davidson’s Company on June 14th, 1862 at Chattahoochee, Gadsden County, Florida.
He was honorably discharged under certificate of disability issued at Knoxville, Tennessee on July 21st, 1862 due to a congenital hernia.
At the time of his discharge, he was described as 5’ 8” tall, light skin, hazel eyes, dark hair, and by occupation a merchant.
He applied to Confederate Secretary of War George W. Randolph for an appointment as a Captain & Assistant Commissary on September 3rd, 1862 at Quincy, Florida.
There is no record of his having received the appointment, nor are there further records of his service. The date and place of his death, and place of interment are unknown.