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Copeland, Edwin – Age 22, Year: 1864 – 1st US Colored Cavalry

Edwin Copeland – 1st US Colored Cavalry

NAID: 38792839   NAID File Unit: 38792836     Microform: M1817

Military Service

Unit: 1st US Colored Cavalry

Regiment:  1 cavalry

ID: 19401634

Company: I

Year: 1864

Year Enlisted: 1864

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: December 13, 1864

Enlisted state: Virginia (Va.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: norfolk


State born: Virginia (Va.)

County born: Nansemond

Town born: 

Occupation: Laborer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 22

Height: 5’ 9“

Complexion: light

Eye color: black

Hair color: black

Record Info

NAID: 38792839

NAID File Unit: 38792836

Microform: M1817

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