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Pvt David Carll
Birth: 1843
Cold Spring Harbor
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1910
Oyster Bay
Nassau County
New York, USA

David Carll served as a Private with Company I 26th United States Colored Infantry in the Civil War. He enlisted on Jan 2, 1864 at Jamaica, NY. The regiment was organized at Riker's Island (located in the East River), February 27, 1864. He was later deployed to Beaufort, South Carolina. He was discharged Aug 28, 1865 at Oyster Bay. With his enlistment bounty of $300 he was able to buy a $200 parcel of land in Oyster Bay, NY on Jan 7, 1864.

David Carll was married to Louisa. He was the father of Herbert, Frank, Wilbur, Cassie, Armenia, Herman, Agnes and Josie.
He later remarried, his second wife was named Julia.

He dropped the second "l" from his last name and subsequent generations continued to use that spelling.

Great Great Grandfather of actress Vanessa Williams whose family's story was featured on the show 'Who Do You Think You Are?'
 
 
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 Children:
  Frank Carl (1868 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. I 26 U.S. Cld. Inf.
 
Note: Thank you to John Vincent "VINCE" Powers for sponsoring this memorial.
 
Burial:
Pine Hollow Cemetery
Oyster Bay
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dyane
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43312839
Pvt David Carll
Added by: Frank Carl
 
Pvt David Carll
Added by: Frank Carl
 
Pvt David Carll
Added by: Dyane
 
 
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I visited you today in the Pine Hollow Cemetery as well as all of your family members. To a great man who rose above the suffrage brought upon him by the ignorance and sheer cowardness of others. You are a true representation of what America and the backs...(Read more)
- Harris Pepper
 Added: Jul. 23, 2013
Pvt. David Carll now protects the U.S.A. on the "Night Shift". "His Eyes Have Seen The Glory Of The Coming Of The Lord" - Rest In Peace Trooper - United States Colored Troops 1863 - 1867...Hoorah!!!
- pm
 Added: Jun. 9, 2013

- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
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