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  • bookloversofbath
    09.02.2021 - 2 monts ago

    War Bush: 81 (West African) Division in Burma 1943-1945: North Arakan, Kaladan, Mowdok, Tinma, Myohaung, Chindits 1944, Burma 1943-1945 :: John A. L. Hamilton

    War Bush: 81 (West African) Division in Burma 1943-1945: North Arakan, Kaladan, Mowdok, Tinma, Myohaung, Chindits 1944, Burma 1943-1945 :: John A. L. Hamilton

    War Bush: 81 (West African) Division in Burma 1943-1945: North Arakan, Kaladan, Mowdok, Tinma, Myohaung, Chindits 1944, Burma 1943-1945 :: John A. L. Hamilton soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site! Wilby: Michael Russell, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper. Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; List of abbreviations; Roll of honour; From the…

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  • todaysdocument
    23.03.2021 - 3 weeks ago

    Oath of Fremont Adams, 1st U.S. Colored Troops Cavalry Regiment, 3/23/1865

    “I, Fremont Adams do solemnly swear that I am between the ages of Eighteen and Forty-Five years, and that I am … not liable to draft. having been a slave, and that I came to the north for the purpose of enlisting.”

    File Unit: Compiled Military Service Record of Fremont Adams, 1st U.S. Colored Troops Cavalry Regiment, 1890 - 1912
    Series: Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the American Civil War, 1890 - 1912
    Record Group 94: Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1762 - 1984

    Transcription:

    Kings County,           }

    State of New York,   } SS

       I, ...Fremont Adams.....of.........NY....................................

    do solemnly swear that I am between the ages of Eighteen and Forty-Five years, and that I am [crossed out] an alien and [end of crossed out text] not liable to draft. having been a slave and that I came to the north for the purpose of enlisting. That I have only been here two days thereby gaining no residence.

       GIven at Brooklyn, N.Y.,   } 

             March......23... 1865   }

                            his

                   Fremont  X  Adams

                      mark

    [signature] 

                 Capt. & Pro.- Mar. 3d Dist., N.Y.

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