Maxwell, William

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William Maxwell was born at Peach Bottom in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania around 1845 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Boyer worked as a laborer before he joined Company K of the 32nd USCT in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania on March 4, 1864. Maxwell’s military service ended on August 22, 1865 while at Hilton Head, South Carolina. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  William Maxwell
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
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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