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Re: Elijah Hanon
Posted by: decmay (ID *****0397) Date: April 17, 2010 at 18:16:40
In Reply to: Elijah Hanon by Marjorie Anderson of 553

So close and yet so far, wouldn't you like to yell at the person filling in the enlistment roster for leaving blank age and place of birth?

Here is what I found: has this database in searchable form, titled
"U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914"
This is their source they cite:
"Original data: Register of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M233, 81 rolls); Records of the Adjutant Generalís Office, 1780ís-1917, Record Group 94; National Archives, Washington, D.C."

Looking at original page as scanned you have the correct information on first page of ledger, second page has served in 14th Infantry Company C and Discharged July 28th 1848 -end of service-at New Orleans, LA as a pvt.

It is Haile by the way.

What year and where was your Elijah Hanon born and died?

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