McGuire, Elisha

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Elisha McGuire was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania around 1827 and served in the 3rd United States Colored Troops. According to his service records, McGuire worked as a laborer before the Civil War. In July 1863 he joined Company K of the 3rd USCT in Philadelphia as a substitute for Josiah Stevenson. Officers promoted McGuire to corporal on September 3, 1864. His military service ended on October 31, 1865 while stationed at Jacksonville, Florida. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Elisha McGuire
Place of Birth
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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