CROCKETT, David

WI 15th Inf Co E. Born in Huntsville, Alabama. Civil War: Negro. Servant. Age 30. Brown eyes, curly hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Sought out Lieutenant Rossing, seeking to enlist. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustered on 19 Nov 1863 at the Cumberland Army’s headquarters. Assigned as company undercook. Private. Sent to hospital at Atlanta, Georgia, 28 Sep 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, in Sep 1864; later to 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p474)

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