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Pvt Samuel McClennan
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Birth: 1834
Missouri, USA
Death: May 3, 1876
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Born 1834 in Missouri, maybe around Vernon.

He was a slave and his owner was Doctor Moore. He arrived in Kansas before 1863.

He enlisted July 23, 1863, at Fort Scott, as a Private in Co. E, 2nd Regiment Kansas Volunteers (Colored), which later became the 83rd US Colored Troops (USCT) Infantry on September 10, 1863. He was mustered out on October 9, 1865, at Camden Arkansas.

Personal description: Age 30; Height 5'6"; Complexion, Eyes & Hair Black; Occupation Farmer.

He was treated at various times for Diarrhea, Orchitis (?), Neuralgia, beginning in 1864 and up until his discharge.

In 1869, he married Mary Brown and they had four children. Samuel died on May 3, 1876, at his home in Topeka. He is honored on the African American Civil War Memorial on plaque number C-89 as Samuel McClennan, also known as Samuel McClellan. 
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 31, Lot 5 Grave 22
 
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10511058
Pvt Samuel McClennan
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Pvt Samuel McClennan
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