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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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Frank Waters, of Baltimore, Maryland, was searching for his son, John Waters, who was in the 4th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops.

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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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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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Brown, of Baltimore, MD, searching for Craig, of the 6th Michigan Artillery. Ad placed in September 1865, five months after the Civil War.

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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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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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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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Her son served in Company B, 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry, Civil War. He settled in Kansas in 1866. Riker needs information to prove her claim for a dependent mother's Civil War pension.

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Tolliver, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sold away from Daviess County, Missouri, at age 9 [in ca 1848]. In 1903, he learned that his father lives in Leavenworth, Kansas, and visited him.

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Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

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Samuel Brown was mustered out of the 2d Kansas Colored Regiment last fall [1865] at Fort Leavenworth. His father is anxious to hear form him.

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J. C. Boone is searching for his old comrades who were with him at Camp Foster in 1864.

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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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John C. Bender and William Bouy are searching for a comrade who served in the same regiment as Bouy
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