Back to all Post

Durham, Elisha – Age 18, Year: 1863 – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

Elisha Durham – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

NAID: 39073810   NAID File Unit: 39073807     Microform: M1821

Military Service

Unit: 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

Regiment:  8 infantry

ID: 19403179

Company: C

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: August 13, 1863

Enlisted state: Delaware (Del.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: SMYRNA


State born: Delaware (Del.)

County born: Kent

Town born: 

Occupation: Laborer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 23

Height: 5’ 41/2“

Complexion: Mullatto

Eye color: Grey

Hair color: Light

Record Info

NAID: 39073810

NAID File Unit: 39073807

Microform: M1821

Have your own Civil War Ancestor story to share?

The museum invites descendants of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) to publicly present their family members’ ancestral information on the first Saturday of each month.

Learn how you can share