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Mrs. Louisa Cook, wife of Benjamin Cook, Co. K, 28th U.S.C.T., is asked to call at Hicks U.S. Army General Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

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Brice, age eight, lost or stolen in Baltimore, MD, in 1866 [one year after the Civil War].

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Charley, a boy, was taken from the place of Squire Vernon, five miles from Indianapolis. This was in ca. 1865, during or right after the Civil War.

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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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Johnson, age 60, reunited with her mother, reported to be 112 years old. Johnson lived in Louisville, KY. Her mother had been sold, by Ben Johnson of Frankfort, KY, and sent to New Orleans 50 years earlier [ca 1835].

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Jeff Frierson and Mary Burt were reunited and remarried in Shelbyville, TN, in 1903. They had been separated in that county [Bedford County, TN] 44 years earlier, when Mary was sold and taken to Arkansas.

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Green Morgan and Prudence Croan [Prudence Brown?] remarried in Versailles, KY, in 1889. They had been separated there in 1858, when Prudence was sold and taken to a Louisiana plantation.

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Alcinda, daughter of Jacob and Susan Bradford, was sold as a slave in New Orleans, LA, some years before the Civil War. She was afterwards taken to Arkansas.

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Johnson's first husband, Geo. Perry, escaped from Fleming County, KY, to Canada 43 years earlier [ca 1830]. Johnson and their child were went with him but were caught and taken back to Kentucky, where they remained in slavery until the Civil War.…

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A coachman in Columbus, OH, and his brother, a minister, found their elderly father in Washington, DC, in 1883. They had been sold apart from each other before the Civil War. (Their names are not given in the newspaper article. Additional research is…

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She was enslaved on a plantation near Asheville, North Carolina. Her husband was sold away from her more than 50 years earlier [ca. 1840]. In 1890 she found him living in Newport, Kentucky. (Their names are not given in the article. Additional…

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Henry, a little boy, "strayed" from his grandmother's house in Powhatan County, VA, in 1869. It is supposed he went down to Richmond by river boat. Ad placed in 1870 (during Reconstruction).

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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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Scruggs, of Lawrence, KS, was formerly enslaved in Jackson, County, MO, by Nathaniel Scruggs. Her three daughters were sold before the Civil War.

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Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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Unnamed, searching for their son, Washington, age about seven. He "strayed from home," in Richmond, VA, in February 1866 (ten months after the Civil War ended). Includes detailed description of his clothing and appearance.

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Caroline, age about eight, was "in the employment of" Mr. Griffin. He moved from Fluvanna County, VA, to Fauquier County, VA, in 1865, carrying Caroline with him.

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She was living in St. Mary's City, MD, up to March 1874. Ad placed later that year (during Reconstruction).

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Mary Johnson placed this ad in Baltimore, MD, in 1867 (during Reconstruction).

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Unnamed person in Baltimore, MD, searching for Nichols, formerly with Mrs. Pettibone.

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Hezekiah was last seen heading from his boarding house to his vessel, in Baltimore, MD, in January 1871. Ad placed that year, during Reconstruction.

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Esther lives in Richmond, VA. Her son, age about 12, was "raised by" Mrs. James Garnett, of Caroline County, VA. ["Raised by" probably means Edgar was enslaved by Garnett].

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They were sold by David Thomas, in Nelson County, Virginia, in 1856.

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Davis's friends are searching for her. She formerly "belonged to" Dr. West, of Hinds County, MS. Was last heard from in Richmond, VA. Contact Rev. P.B. Price, Richmond, VA.

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Anderson, age 20, disappeared in December 1871. Ad placed in Baltimore, MD, in January 1872. During Reconstruction.
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