William Love looking for his son (2 ads)

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Title

William Love looking for his son (2 ads)

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

William Love is looking for his lost son, Jackson. He left with General Sherman's army in March 1865, during the Civil War.

Source

Wilmington Daily Dispatch (Wilmington, NC)

Date

February 19, 1866

Coverage

Fayetteville, NC
Antioch Church, Robeson County, NC (near)

Contributor

Jodi Bash

Scripto

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED,

Of My Son Jackson, who left Robeson
County, N.C., last March, with General
Sherman's army. He belonged to Mr. John C.
McMillan, near Antioch Church, in same County.
Jackson is about twenty years old, over six feet
high -- slim and spare-made, has a scar on the bottom
of his foot, caused by a snake bite, and is
left-handed. North Carolina, Virginia and
Northern papers, please copy once and oblige a
poor FREEDMAN. Come home Jackson.

WILLIAM LOVE -- Colored.

Address me at Fayetteville, N.C., Care of Mrs. Flora Love.

feb 19

William Love--colored. --Information
wanted of his lost son Jackson. We respectfully
invite the attention of Greely, Beecher
& Co. to his advertisement in another
column.

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WILMINGTONDAILYDISPATCH_18660219_LOVE_WILLIAM.jpg
Wilmington_Daily_Dispatch_Mon__Feb_19__1866_.jpg

Citation

jodibash, “William Love looking for his son (2 ads),” Information Wanted Ad, Wilmington Daily Dispatch (Wilmington, NC), February 19, 1866, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed April 19, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1122.

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  1. WILMINGTONDAILYDISPATCH_18660219_LOVE_WILLIAM.jpg
  2. Wilmington_Daily_Dispatch_Mon__Feb_19__1866_.jpg

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