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Chaney, William – Age 28, Year: 1863 – 1st US Colored Infantry, A-Win

William Chaney – 1st US Colored Infantry, A-Win

NAID: 35820339   NAID File Unit: 35820337     Microform: M1819

Military Service

Unit: 1st US Colored Infantry, A-Win

Regiment:  1 infantry

ID: 19401906

Company: G

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: June 25, 1863

Enlisted state: Virginia (Va.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: Mason's Island


State born: Maryland (Md.)

County born: Talbot

Town born: 

Occupation: Sailor

Physical Characteristics

Age: 28

Height: 5’ 83/4“

Complexion: blk scar on right wrist

Eye color: Blk

Hair color: Blk

Record Info

NAID: 35820339

NAID File Unit: 35820337

Microform: M1819

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