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Items related to the military service of Martin Sterling, Company E, 24th Regiment [Decimalized .01-.02]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07334.03 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 15 January 1875 Pagination: 2 items

Background Information:

People: Sterling, Martin, b. ca. 1839

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryAmerican WestAmerican Indian HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican American TroopsTexas

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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