Pradis, Reuben J.

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Reuben J. Pradis was born in Kent County, Delaware around 1838 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Pradis was a farmer before he joined Company F of the 43rd USCT on April 8, 1864. His regiment participated in several engagements in Virginia during 1864, including the Battle of Hatcher’s Run in October and the Battle of Bermuda Hundred in December. Pradis became a corporal on November 18, 1864 and was mustered out in Brownsville, Texas in October 1865. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Reuben J. Pradis
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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