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Cephas, John – Age 18, Year: 1863 – 14th US Colored Infantry

John Cephas – 14th US Colored Infantry

NAID: 42408696   NAID File Unit: 42408693     Microform: M1822

Military Service

Unit: 14th US Colored Infantry

Regiment:  14 infantry

ID: 19401907

Company: K

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: December 15, 1863

Enlisted state: Tennessee (Tenn.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: Gallatin

Residence

State born: Tennessee (Tenn.)

County born: Blount

Town born: 

Occupation: Farmer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 18

Height: 5’ 6“

Complexion: Dark Brown (D or Dk Brn)

Eye color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Hair color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Record Info

NAID: 42408696

NAID File Unit: 42408693

Microform: M1822

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