Boyer, Gabriel

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Gabriel Boyer was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania around 1845 and served in the 41st United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Boyer worked as a laborer before he joined Company C of the 41st USCT in West Chester, Pennsylvania on September 12, 1864. Hospital records indicate that Boyer arrived at Point of Rocks Hospital in Virginia in early February 1865 and died on March 4 from “acute dysentery.” (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Gabriel Boyer
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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