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  • Collection: The Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)

Wintersmith went from New York to Chicago in 1863, during the Civil War. She left her two children there before returning to New York.

Davy Linn, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, left there with an Illinois regiment around 1861, during the Civil War

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.

George W. Moveety, sold away from his family in 1853, meets them in a train station after 33 years


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Nelson Hart, Chicago, Illinois, searching for his sister, Harriett Shipley. She went up Mississippi River from St. Louis, MO, with a number of other "contrabands." Supposed to be in Minnesota.

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Sarah Lee, Eldora, Iowa, searching for her daughter. In Cairo, Illinois when last heard from.

Lewis Lewellen, Connersville, IN, searching for son, Clayton Lewellen
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