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Autographed document signed establishing Josiah Franklin, a man of African descent, as having enlisted in the 7th Regiment, Colored troops, September 28, 1864-May 27, 1865

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Summary:Littledon Franklin, Worcester County, Maryland: Autographed document signed establishing Josiah Franklin, a man of African descent, as having enlisted in the 7th Regiment, Colored troops, includes 1984 a-c, (from office of board of claims for slaves) [Worcester County].
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Worcester County
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Worcester County
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Slavery -- Maryland
United States. Colored Troops
African Americans
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 1984
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Copyright holder:Public Domain
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