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Coles, James – Age 28, Year: 1864 – 20th US Colored Infantry

James Coles – 20th US Colored Infantry

NAID: 45755126   NAID File Unit: 45755115     Microform: M1823

Military Service

Unit: 20th US Colored Infantry

Regiment:  20 infantry

ID: 19402178

Company: J

Year: 1864

Year Enlisted: 1864

Enlisted term years: 1

Enlisted date: October 18, 1864

Enlisted state: New York (N.Y.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: jamaica


State born: New York (N.Y.)

County born: 

Town born: Cornwall

Occupation: Seaman

Physical Characteristics

Age: 28

Height: 5’ 8“

Complexion: blk

Eye color: blk

Hair color: blk

Record Info

NAID: 45755126

NAID File Unit: 45755115

Microform: M1823

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