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  • State is exactly "Georgia"

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Billy Howard, age about 19, left Kingston, Georgia, in the spring of 1864.

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Humbler's sons were carried off by the Rebels in some of their raids in southern Kentucky.

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Peter [surname illegible] searching for the Isaac Rosser family, of LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia.

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Saffold is searching for any officer or man of Co. E, 135th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops. Saffold is trying to get a Civil War veteran's pension.

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Amy Morris, aka "Mrs. Frenchy," grew up enslaved in Hancock County, GA, near Sparta, GA. Beginning at age 14, she was sold several times, in Georgia, Mississippi, and Arkansas, before she escaped during the Civil War. Previously, she and her first…

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Mrs. Eliza Stewart, nee Eliza Robinson, believes her brother is in Alabama or Georgia. He was sold in Hagerstown, MD, long before the Civil War.

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Rev. J.H. Braby left Elrod, Alabama, last year [ca. 1904]. Last heard of in Georgia.

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Ross, veteran of Co. H, 35th U.S. Colored Troops, searching for paroled Union prisoners who swam with him at Andersonville Prison, and others. [Probably for a pension application?]

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Driver searching for his son, Jeff Prior, and his sister, Rosana Driver. They lived in Pike County, Georgia. Riley Driver lived in North Topeka, Kansas.

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Newspaper article about Milla Dawsey's search for her family. Includes transcription of Dawsey's two Christian Recorder ads. Dawsey, from Calvert County, Maryland, had not seen her brothers or son since they were sold away from her.

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They were separated in Morgan County, Georgia, in 1844.

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Byrd, of Rome, Georgia, searching for Alfred Byrd and Jennie Byrd

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While enslaved, Jennings was taken from Shelby, North Carolina, to Attala County, Mississippi.

Reprinted from Star of Zion (Charlotte, NC)

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She went from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Georgia, in 1867 in search of her father. Has not been heard from since.

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Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

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Cox and his wife were separated by sale in 1855. Reunited in 1879.

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Jennie Thomas lived at 171 Washington Street, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Thomas searching for Mickey Bashlot, Judy Bashlot, and Katy Ginlack, who went [escaped?] from Georgia to New Jersey. Thomas is in U.S. Navy at Port Royal, South Carolina. During the Civil War.

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Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Dillard, Lynchburg, VA, searching for their nine children, who were sold by "negro traders."

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Washington Harrard is searching for Luvenia and Francis Harrard.

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Searching for Robert White.

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Willie would like to know the whereabouts of his twin brother.

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She is looking for her brothers and sisters.

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Louis is looking for his mother he has not seen in 30 years.

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Lynda is looking for her grandson.
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