Gardner, Samuel

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Samuel Gardner was born in Wilmington, North Carolina around 1825 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Gardner worked as a carpenter before he joined Company G of the 27th USCT in Cleveland, Ohio on February 15, 1865. Gardner was mustered out in Smithville, North Carolina on September 21, 1865. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Samuel Gardner
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Carpenter
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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