Parrish, Prime

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Prime Parrish was born in Pittsfield, New York around 1823 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Parrish worked as a farmer before the war. In September 1863 Parrish was drafted and joined Company G of the 8th USCT. While fighting near Petersburg, Virginia in August 1863, Parrish was wounded. Parrish was mustered out on November 10, 1865 while in Brownsville, Texas. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Prime Parrish
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Farmer or Planter
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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