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Callie Marchial searching for Uncle Wess McDaniel and seeking information about which regiment Bob Marchial belonged to.

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Charles Wright, from Point Lookout, Maryland, searching for Henry Hall from Aberdeen, Mississippi.

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James, a "free colored boy," left his father's house in Louisville, KY, in 1862. He is supposed to have followed one of the divisions of the army.

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Dogan, of Pottstown, PA, found his first wife in 1871. They had been separated during the Civil War, when Dogan escaped into the Union lines and enlisted. His second wife supposedly gave her "hearty consent" for him to return to his first wife and…

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George White (known as Turner White before the Civil War) was born in Panola County, MS, and "formerly belonged to" Col. F.M. White. He was in the army. Mustered out in Mobile, AL, in 1867.

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Saffold is searching for any officer or man of Co. E, 135th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops. Saffold is trying to get a Civil War veteran's pension.

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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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Wood's brother, Gabriel Wood, enlisted in 1861 and died in 1863 or 1864. Was stationed on President's Island, near Memphis, TN. [Ad is possibly related to a Civil War pension application].

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Newsom searching for Jim Smith, body servant of Andrew Smith, Co. H., 3d Ark./56th U.S.C.T. [Civil War]

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Thomas searching for aunt Delcie Graves, her husband Frederick Graves, and uncle James Washington. Frederick and James "were soldiers in the war of 1863" [Civil War]. All "belonged to" Tom Alyer in Madison County, VA.

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Born in Nansemond County, VA. Sons of Lydia Williams. Richard last saw Solomon on the battlefield in Falmouth, VA, in 1863, during the Civil War.

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Mrs. Byard seeking information on her husband, Robert Byard, who enlisted in Company C, 4th Massachusetts U.S. Colored Troops, 1865. She needs the information to obtain a Civil War widow's pension. The reply to her ad is also attached.

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Brown is widow of Leonard Brown, Co. G. U.S.H.A. [Ad presumably relates to a Civil War widow's pension application].

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Sam Spoons/Sam Spoons Blakely was son of John Spoons/John Spoons Blakely, private of Co. B., 15th U.S.C.T.[Ad is presumably related to a Civil War pension application].

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Taylor, a Civil War veteran of the 1st U.S. Colored Troops, searching for Col. John H. Holeman. Taylor is applying for a veteran's pension.

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Ross, veteran of Co. H, 35th U.S. Colored Troops, searching for paroled Union prisoners who swam with him at Andersonville Prison, and others. [Probably for a pension application?]

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Thaddeus Scott seeks the address of soldiers from the 44th Regiment Colored Infantry.

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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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Nathaniel Dunmore is searching for soldiers who know details of Edmond Dunmore's death. Enlisted from Pennsylvania during the Civil War. [Presumably related to a Civil War pension application].

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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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Benjamin, of Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation, enlisted in the 1st Colored regiment [1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry Regiment] during the Civil War. Last heard from in Kansas City, Missouri, charged with desertion.

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Watson, 79th Regiment, Louisiana Colored Infantry, Civil War, has not hear from his family since they arrived in Louisville, KY, summer 1865. They all "belonged to" Mr. Cornelius Voris, near Marksville, LA, before the Civil War.
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