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Dixon, John – Age 25, Year: 1863 – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

John Dixon – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

NAID: 39073566   NAID File Unit: 39073564     Microform: M1821

Military Service

Unit: 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

Regiment:  8 infantry

ID: 19403087

Company: A

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: September 2, 1863

Enlisted state: Pennsylvania (Pa. or Penn.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: WEST CHESTER


State born: Maryland (Md.)

County born: Cecil

Town born: 

Occupation: Laborer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 25

Height: 5’ 71/2“

Complexion: Colored

Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black

Record Info

NAID: 39073566

NAID File Unit: 39073564

Microform: M1821

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