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May 27, 1865
INFORMATION WANTED of a young man by the name
of John Waters, who enlisted in the 4th Regt. U.S.
Colored Troops. He was in Co. I. Any information
of his whereabouts will be thankfully received by his
father Frank Waters, 93 Dallas st., Baltimore, Md.
July 26, 1871
POTTSTOWN has an Enoch Arden in the shape of a colored man named James Dogan, who was a slave prior to the rebellion, and, escaping into the Union lines, afterwards became a soldier and fought all through the war. He became separated from his family, and not hearing from them for several years, subsequently married again. Recently he learned of the…
October 20, 1882
—William White, colored, of Lagrange, Lee county, Ark., writes the APPEAL for information concerning his brother, George White, known before the war as Turner White. He was born in Panola county, Miss., and formerly belonged to Col. F. M. White. His mother was living in Memphis in 1867, when George White went to Mobile to be mustered out of the…
August 4, 1888
I WISH to get the name and postoffice ad-
dress of any officer or man of Company E,
135th Regiment colored troops. Any person
who served with that company will confer a
favor on an old fellow soldier who is trying to
get a pension, by sending the information
asked for to HENRY SAFFOLD (colored), Pen-
October 26, 1905
WANTED—Address of Jim Smith, body servant
of Andrew Smith, Second Lieutenant, Co. H, 3d
Ark.; afterwards 56th U. S. C. T. "Important." Ad-
dress Eli Newsom, Soldiers' Home, Los Angeles, Cal.
July 4, 1908
Do You Know Them?
I wish to locate my brothers Alfred
and Solomon Williams, born in Nansemond
County, Va. They are the
sons of Lydia Williams. If my
brothers have any children I would
be pleased to hear from them. Alfred
is between 68 and 69 years old.
The last time I heard of him he was
living in Matthews Co., Va. This
November 26, 1898
Information is wanted of Robert Byard,
a colored man who enlisted in Company
C, Fourth Massachusetts colored
troops, March 25th, 1865, and was mustered
out August 20, 1865.
At the time of his enlistment Byard
gave his residence as St. Albans, Vt.
An aged colored woman residing at
New Rochelle N. Y.,…
November 17, 1892
WANTED—By Geo. E. Lemon, attorney, Wash-
ington, D. C.—The address of Sam Spoons, or
Sam Spoons Blakely, who received mail at Danville,
Tenn., and later at Kellysville, Tex.; son of John
Spoons, or John Spoons Blakely, late private Co. B,
15th U. S. C. T.
February 21, 1889
Joseph Taylor, Montrose, Va., wants the ad-
dress of Col. John H. Holeman, commanding
the 1st U. S. C. T. Comrade Taylor is a col-
ored man, and served in that regiment. His
health is now broken down, as a result of his
army service, and as yet he has been unable to
secure a pension.
December 8, 1892
Charles Ross, Co. H, 35th U. S. C. T., Bren-
ham, Texas, wants the name of the Surgeon or
Steward who assisted Dr. Warren to amputate
the arm of a rebel soldier of Co. G. 4th Ga. Re-
serve Guards, at Andersonville, Ga., in the
latter part of the Summer of 1864. Also the
addresses of the two paroled Union prison-
ers who attended in the…
December 11, 1886
Information Wanted. I desire the address of a few soldiers of the 44th Regiment Colored Infantry in the late war. Will make it to the interest of such soldiers to address me as follows; Thaddeus Scott, Danville, Ala.
January 28, 1910
DO YOU KNOW
The Tar Heel Prints the
Following Letter From a
Upon Request to Assist
in Locating Robert
Bowen or His Hiers.
Hartford, Conn. Jan. 21, 1910
The Tar Heel, Elizabeth City, N. C.
Robert Bowen (colored) was born
in North Carolina (locality unknown)
in 1842. He came to Hartford Conn
February 28, 1896
Wanted To Find His Foiks.
I wish to learn of the whereabouts of
my folks. My father was name Dickson;
brother name Edmond Anderson;
sisters named Polly, Dinah and Rachel
Anderson. Sister Polly married a man
by the name of John Anderson.
I came from South Carlina when I
was 19 years of age and stayed 2 or 3
years in Green county…
December 24, 1873
INFORMATION concerning George
Smith, colored, a discharged soldier, is
wanted. Any one knowing his where-
abouts will please inform Geo. L. Mab-
son. George Smith will hear something
to his advantage by making himself
August 29, 1889
Oral, W. Va., desires the addresses of any soldiers
who know anything pertaining to the time and
death of Edmond Dunmore (colored), who enlisted
from the State of Pennsylvania. —
August 29, 1889
—George G. Jameson, Ætna, Kan.,
would like to know the whereabouts of any mem-
ber of the 9th Kan. (colored) who was detailed to
carry the mail from Fort Smith to Fayetteville,
Ark., in June, 1864.—
December 3, 1885
Joseph A. Riker, colored, son of Peter and Mary A. Riker, of this place, served in Harris Light Infantry in 1862 and 1863, and Co. B, Fifth regiment Massachusetts colored cavalry from January 6, 1864, to October 31, 1865. He served in the army of the Potomac until after the surrender of Lee, when his regiment was ordered to…
August 7, 1903
Henry Tolliver, a leading citizen, living at 1413 Fremont street is about to start on a trip to Leavenworth, Kans., to visit his aged father, whom he has not seen since he was sold on the slave block over a half century ago, at the age of 9 years. The father is a man of remarkable age and according to a son…
July 14, 1899
FORMER SLAVE BROTHERS MEET
Nathan Branch of Evanston Finds by
Chance Lee, from Whom He Was
Parted 66 Years Ago.
After a separation of sixty-six years Nathan
Branch, the oldest colored man in
Evanston, will meet his brother Lee of
Macon, Ga. The last sight they had of each
other was in an auctioneer’s room on a
April 6, 1866
Information is wanted of the wherea-
bouts of Samuel Brown, who was muster-
ed out of the 2d Kansas Colored Regiment
last fall at Fort Leavenworth. His father
resides near Topeka, and is anxious to hear
from him. Any person having any infor-
mation in regard to him and writing to
Stephen Brown, Topeka, will confer a favor
by so doing.
September 12, 1891
Do You Know Them?
I would like to know the address of a few of
my comrades. Their names are David G. Smith,
Asbury Benson, L.G. Bragg, Gig Harvey and
Moses Ditcher. The above named men were
with me at Camp Foster in 1864. Any one know-
ing any one of them will greatly oblige me by
writing to J. C. Boone, Plattsmouth, Neb.
February 7, 1908
LOOKING FOR RELATIVES.
A letter received from Kingsbury,
Texas, contains a request that will
possibly be of some interest to some
one in Nashville. The letter comes
from Mr. Martin Lucas, who is now in
Texas. It seems that Mr. Lucas some
years ago lived in Tennessee and was
associated in the army with George
Rosh, Charley Andrews…
January 3, 1884
I WANT TO FIND A COMRADE WHO SERVED
in the same regiment in the late war,
with William Bouy, he enlisted in Wash-
ington, D. C., in the summer or fall of 1863
Served in Virginia. Addre-s, John C.
Bender. St. Joseph, Mo., or William Bouy,
No. 175 9 h Ave., Cedar Rapids, Iowa.