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Re: Tracing legacy of a Black Civil War soldier

You just had to know the following was coming right at you re blacks you joined the Regulars after the Civil War.
Not just "men"--can't overlook the famous Cathy Williams in the 38th Infantry.
Maybe with diligent research someone will find that this black woman had previously served under arms in a Confederate unit. But of course, those records no longer exist.
But it could have happened.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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