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Civil War enlistment papers for Jeremiah L. W. Bradley, 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

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Title:
Civil War enlistment papers for Jeremiah L. W. Bradley, 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
Description:
The volunteer enlistment papers of Jeremiah L. W. Bradley. Jeremiah Bradley resided in South Adams. He enlisted in the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the first official African American regiment to be formed in the United States. The regiment was organized by Massachusetts Governor, John A. Andrew, in March 1863 and saw its first action at James Island, South Carolina on July 16, 1863. Jeremiah Bradley survived the Civil War and was discharged on August 20, 1865.
Date:
December 8, 1863
Format:
Documents
Location:
Massachusetts National Guard Museum & Archives
Collection (local):
Civil War Collection, 1861-1865
Subjects:
Recruiting and enlistment
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
Bradley, Jeremiah L. W.
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Notes:
Is part of the Civil War Collection, 1861-1865. Massachusetts National Guard Museum & Archives, Worcester, Massachusetts. http://www.mass.gov/guard/museum/index.htm
Language:
English
Identifier:
1863001
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