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Re: Alonzo BENTLEY~ Buffalo Soldier?
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Hello, Nina I do have an Elliott D. Saunders who live at 738 Grand Ave, Nogales My records show his date of birth as 31 October 1879 in Ky, I show his enlisting as pvt Co M., 48th U.S. Volunteers 28th of September 1899 to June 30, 1901 he served in the Philippine Island's from December 1899 to 30, June 1901. He joined the regular army 30 September 1904 as pvt in Co I., 24th Infantry during this enlistment he was promoted to company clerk and corporal, he reenlisted on the 17th of November 1908 as pvt Co I., 25th Infantry he served from pvt to supply sergeant until 14th of October 1917 when he was commissioned he served as 2nd Lt until mustered out 16th April 1919, he reenlisted in the army as a sergeant with the Supply Company 25th Infantry and Co I., 30th of April 1919 he retired 26th of January 1929. I will check my files for photos of him I should have a few.
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