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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.

National Republican. Washington DC Oct 26 1887.jp2
Ellen Dixon searching for her son. He went to New York with a Union regiment. Includes transcription of memorandum written by former master, John T. Bloxham, during the Civil War, when John Dixon left.

Nelson Hart.jp2
Nelson Hart, Chicago, IL, searching for his sister, Harriett Shipman. She went up Mississippi River from St. Louis, MO, with a number of other "contrabands." Supposed to be in Minnesota.
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