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Alexander is "an old soldier" [a Civil War veteran?]

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Bowen, born in North Carolina, went to Hartford, Connecticut, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1863, during the Civil War. Bowen, or his heirs, are entitled to a "small estate."

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Hiram left Montpelier, Vermont, nearly 20 years ago [ca 1823]. He was in New Orleans when last heard of. His mother placed this antebellum ad in 1843.

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Ad placed in Philadelphia in 1849, before the Civil War. Baynan fears that her son, age about 15, has been kidnapped.

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Smith, of Indianapolis, Indiana, is searching for her brother. They were separated during slavery.

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Bell had 27 children but only knows the whereabouts of three. She had been enslaved by Montgomery Bell, at Bell's Iron Works in Dickson County, Tennessee.

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His parents were in Beatville, Mississippi [Batesville?], when last heard from.

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Nat Miller/Nate Miller/Nathan Miller, of Lawrence, Kansas, lost his sister "during slavery times." He found her in 1904.

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Emeline Skipwarth escaped from slavery in Kentucky to Michigan. Forty years later, in 1885, she found her sister, Julia Lyon, near Troy, Ohio.
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