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Civil War soldier LEVI CROMWELL of Philadelphia
Civil War veteran LEVI CROMWELL of Virginia and Pennsylvania
The following records apparently all refer to the same man, despite apparent discrepancies in the individual’s race, place of birth, and the spelling of his name:
1860 Ward 4, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
1870 Ward 7, District 18, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
1880 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
1900 934 Lombard Street, Ward 7, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database:
CROMWELL, LEVI enlisted in 22nd Infantry Regiment, USCT, organized at Philadelphia during January 10-29, 1864.
Freedman’s Bank (Richmond, VA):
CROMWELL, LEVI named as a sibling of John W. CROMWELL, age 24, who was born in Portsmouth, VA, raised in Philadelphia, PA, and employed in Richmond, VA as a teacher. At the time of the application, Dec. 3, 1870, John W. Cromwell resided at 513 Adams Street. John W. Cromwell’s complexion was described as “black.” He was single and he signed his own name. In addition to Levi, John’s siblings include Willis H., Martha Armistead, and Esther Nash.