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Birth: 1840
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 1924
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Pvt., Co. D, 1st Potomac Home Brigade Cavalry, Cole's Maryland Volunteer Cavalry.

Enrolled as a corporal 8/28/61, Baltimore, Maryland; mustered-in 9/14/61. Reduced to ranks, February 1, 1862; "in the guard house" as of the May/June 1862 muster roll. Captured at Smithfield, Virginia, August 23, 1862; paroled September 1862, at Aiken's Landing, Va. Sent to Camp Banks, Va., November 17, 1862. Exchanged and returned to unit. In hospital at Harper's Ferry, February 17, 1863. Promoted to corporal, October 1, 1863. Absent on furlough, December, 1863. Discharged, September 8, 1864, term of service having expired.

Enlisted with Co. B, 13th Maryland Infantry, on February 10, 1865, Sandy Hook, Maryland (gray eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5'9", occupation: clerk). Mustered-out May 25, 1865, Baltimore, Md.

Applied for and received a pension for military service, July 7, 1879.

Author of Cole's Cavalry; or Three Years in the Saddle in the Shenandoah Valley
 
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Created by: Cenantua
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
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Christopher Armour Newcomer
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