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Caesar Boston

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death unknown
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 93948220 · View Source
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Boston, Caesar, Landsman, US Navy, Civil War

Place of Birth: Massachusetts
Age: 31
Complexion: Colored
Occupation: Cook/Barber
Height: 5' 8"
Place of Enlistment: New Bedford
Date of Enlistment: Jan 7, 1862
Term of Enlistment: 3
Rating: Landsman

Detailed Muster Records:
Date Vessel
10/01/1864 Brooklyn
12/31/1864 Brooklyn
03/31/1865 Wyandank
07/01/1865 Wyandank

American Civil War Soldiersabout Caesar Boston
Name: Caesar Boston
Occupation: Cook
Enlistment Date: 7 Jan 1862
Enlistment Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Side Served: Union
State Served: U.S. Navy
Service Record: Enlisted as a Landsman on 7 January 1862 at the age of 31.
Enlisted in Navy Regiment U.S. Navy on 7 Jan 1862.
Received a disability discharge from Navy Regiment U.S. Navy on 27 Jun 1862.
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USS Wyandank (1847) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a storeship and as a barracks ship in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways.

Wyandank constructed in New York City in 1847

Wyandank -- a wooden-hulled, sidewheel ferryboat built at New York City in 1847 and sometimes documented as Wyandanck -- was acquired by the Union Navy on 12 September 1861 from the Union Ferry Co. of Brooklyn, New York.
Participation in the American Civil War operations

Wyandank was used during the Civil War as storeship for the Potomac Flotilla.
Post-war service as a barracks ship

After hostilities ended, Wyandank served at Annapolis, Maryland, into the 1870s as a floating barracks for United States Marines assigned to the United States Naval Academy.
End-of-service fate

She was broken up there in 1879.


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