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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].

Postmaster in Washington, DC, searching for Fouts/Faust, of St. Joseph, MO, "regarding some slaves her formerly owned." His son-in-law "Doc" Daniels's reply, stating that Fouts/Faust died in 1875, was also published.


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.

Tucker died in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1899. Wilson is trying to send Tucker's life insurance payment to her parents, in Lunenburg County, Virginia.

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].

Unknown parties inquiring about the date and location of Stephen Pembroke's death

Chas. Tucker searching for Elizabeth Jackson, widow of Henry Jackson, late of Washington, DC. [Possibly related to a Civil War widow's pension.]

W. H. Anderson, former adjutant of 6th Virginia regiment, searching for service information of William Green, Wyatt Bonds, and Henry Hill.

John Anderson's widow, Mrs. Catherine Anderson, searching for information regarding fellow members of his company during the Civil War [presumably to apply for a Civil War widow's pension].

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Seeking Charlotte Dabney, wife of George Dabney, heir of Dolly Mack. Mack died in Springfield, MA. Formerly resided in Chesterfield County, VA.

Alexander Robinson died in Boston and left an estate. C.G. Morgan is searching for the relatives of Robinson to claim this estate.

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B.L. Nevils is writing to inform Mr. Anthony Grifnin that his brother, Isam Davenport, who he requested information about, has died in Okolona, Choctaw County, MS. He does not know exactly when.

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Mack Thompson searching for comrades of Burrell Harrison, Civil War casualty, 45th U.S. Colored Troops or 47th U.S. Colored Troops

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James Ferguson, Steubenville, OH, wants to learn about his father, Allen Clark, who escaped slavery in Orange County, VA, and joined Union army

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Thomas Hickison, Chicago, IL, searching for mother and brother of Charlie Wilson, from Albemarle or Fluvanna County, VA

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F.F. McComas is looking for the heirs (children) of the deceased William Braxton: Mentzer, William, Aenes, and Angeline Braxton.

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Widow of Charles Harris, Sr. (in care of Edward U. A. Brooks) seeking information of Charles and Louisa Harris.

Henrietta Banks seeking information about her father's relatives. Her father was owned by Billy Owens and was stolen when he was 15 and sold in Baltimore.

W. D. McEachern seeking information on his brother John McEachern who left South Carolina ten years prior and whom he heard was killed in Florida.
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