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Fields, John – Age 21, Year: 1863 – 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

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

NAID: 39074491   NAID File Unit: 39074488     Microform: M1821

Military Service

Unit: 8th US Colored Infantry, Dav-Fie

Regiment:  8 infantry

ID: 19403481

Company: H

Year: 1863

Year Enlisted: 1863

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: October 6, 1863

Enlisted state: New York (N.Y.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: 


State born: Rhode Island (R.I.)

County born: 

Town born: 

Occupation: Teamster

Physical Characteristics

Age: 21

Height: 5’ 8“

Complexion: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Eye color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Hair color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Record Info

NAID: 39074491

NAID File Unit: 39074488

Microform: M1821

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