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Ditcher, William H – Age 19, Year: 1863 – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

William H Ditcher – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

NAID: 39073529   NAID File Unit: 39073527     Microform: M1821

Military Service

Unit: 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

Regiment:  8 infantry

ID: 19403082

Company: E

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: September 29, 1863

Enlisted state: Pennsylvania (Pa. or Penn.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: PHILADELPHIA

Residence

State born: Pennsylvania (Pa. or Penn.)

County born: Fayette

Town born: 

Occupation: Laborer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 19

Height: 5’ 5“

Complexion: Yellow

Eye color: Blk

Hair color: Blk

Record Info

NAID: 39073529

NAID File Unit: 39073527

Microform: M1821

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