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Custis, Henry – Age 29, Year: 1863 – 1st US Colored Cavalry

Henry Custis – 1st US Colored Cavalry

NAID: 38793545   NAID File Unit: 38793543     Microform: M1817

Military Service

Unit: 1st US Colored Cavalry

Regiment:  1 cavalry

ID: 19401955

Company: H

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: December 12, 1863

Enlisted state: Virginia (Va.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: NORFOLK


State born: Virginia (Va.)

County born: Accomack

Town born: 


Physical Characteristics

Age: 27

Height: 5’ 2“


Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black

Record Info

NAID: 38793545

NAID File Unit: 38793543

Microform: M1817

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