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Pvt Ephraim McNair
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Birth: unknown, USA
Death: May 25, 1863, USA

Ephraim McNair was a Private in the 79th Regiment Company E United States Colored Infantry. He is listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC plaque # C-86.

The 79th Regiment Infantry (New) was organized from 1st Kansas Colored Infantry December 13, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Smith, Ark., until January, 1865. Skirmish at Ivey's Ford January 8. Ordered to Little Rock January 16. Skirmish at Clarksville, Ark., January 18. Duty at Little Rock, Ark., until July, and at Pine Bluff until October. Mustered out at Pine Bluff, Ark., October 1, 1865, and discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, October 30, 1865. Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 183 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 165 Enlisted men by disease. Total 354.

Contributed by Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji. Any additional information or corrections contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com. 
 
Burial:
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 5 Row 0 Grave #387
 
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Feb 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8398106
Pvt Ephraim McNair
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The African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC.
- Ronald Walton
 Added: Feb. 18, 2004
Fort Scott National Cemetery.
- Ronald Walton
 Added: Feb. 18, 2004
 
 
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