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Cheers, William – Age 18, Year: 1864 – 14th US Colored Infantry

William Cheers – 14th US Colored Infantry

NAID: 42408819   NAID File Unit: 42408816     Microform: M1822

Military Service

Unit: 14th US Colored Infantry

Regiment:  14 infantry

ID: 19401933

Company: K

Year: 1864

Year Enlisted: 1864

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: November 12, 1864

Enlisted state: Tennessee (Tenn.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: Chattanooga


State born: Tennessee (Tenn.)

County born: Maury

Town born: 

Occupation: Farmer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 18

Height: 5’ 41/2“

Complexion: Yellow

Eye color: Brown

Hair color: Black

Record Info

NAID: 42408819

NAID File Unit: 42408816

Microform: M1822

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