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Coy, John – Age 33, Year: 1863 – 8th US Colored Infantry, Clap-Dav

John Coy – 8th US Colored Infantry, Clap-Dav

NAID: 39072276   NAID File Unit: 39072273     Microform: M1821

Military Service

Unit: 8th US Colored Infantry, Clap-Dav

Regiment:  8 infantry

ID: 19402410

Company: G

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: August 22, 1863

Enlisted state: 

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: Olean


State born: Virginia (Va.)

County born: 

Town born: RICHMOND

Occupation: Barber

Physical Characteristics

Age: 33

Height: 5’ 7“

Complexion: Black

Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black

Record Info

NAID: 39072276

NAID File Unit: 39072273

Microform: M1821

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