Butcher, Solomon

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Solomon Butcher was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania around 1844. He went on to become a member of Company A in the 25th United States Colored Troops Regiment. Butcher enlisted on January 4, 1864 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at age twenty. At that time, he was about five feet and eight inches tall with black hair and eyes. Butcher was discharged from the Union Army on December 6, 1865 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was buried in Chestnut Grove Annex Cemetery in West Chester, Pennsylvania. (By Brenna McKelvey)

Life Summary

Full name
  Solomon Butcher
Place of Birth
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black

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