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  • Tags: Civil War veterans

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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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Oglesby is searching for Mr. Mines Goodall, Abraham Pussley, and Robert Allen, of the 14th U.S. Colored Troops, Civil War [possibly to apply for a Civil War veteran's pension?]

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Anderson left Lee County, Mississippi, during the Civil War, to join the Federal Army.

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Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina. Smith was a "colored" discharged soldier. [A Civil War veteran?]

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Jameson, Aetna, Kansas, searching for members of the 9th Kansas [presumably to gather testimony for a Civil War veteran's pension].

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Martin Lucas searching for sister, Agnes Polks, wife of Archie Polks, and army comrades George Rosh, Charley Andrews, and Nathan Andrews [probably for a Civil War pension claim]

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Alexander Wood is a veteran looking for his old comrades.

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Rev. J. Preston Watson, sold on the auction block many times, ran away from his owner and was taken in by Captain Thomas Gannon of the Ninth Missouri Cavalry for the duration of the war.

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Nelson Lewis, Mendota, IL, searching for David D. Ficket, Captain, Company D, 29th U.S.C.T. (U.S. Colored Troops), Civil War

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Grant lived in the County Hospital, Farmhurst, DE. Placed two ads on the same page (one ad for Mittie and Bakes, the other for Grimes).
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