Turner, Joseph E.

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Joseph E. Turner was born in Cuba around 1844 and served in the 41st United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Turner worked as a laborer before he joined Company F of the 41st USCT as a substitute for David Wilson in Newark, New Jersey on September 22, 1864. In September 1865 Turner was transferred to Company B and the following month received a promotion to Sergeant. Turner’s military service ended on December 10, 1865 in Brownsville, Texas. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Joseph E. Turner
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Military
  Union Army

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