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Henry Black
48th Iowa Infantry, Co. D

Age 18. Residence Keokuk, nativity Iowa. Enlisted June 20, 1864. Mustered July 13, 1864. Promoted Seventh Corporal Sept. 5, 1864. Mustered out Oct. 21, 1864, Rock Island, Ill, expiration of term of service.

Born: Feb. 16, 1848
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death:  Jul. 9, 1897
Page County
Iowa, USA
Buried at Malvern Cemetery, Mills County, Iowa  - Gravestone Photo

Henry was the son of Hamilton Black and Martha Jane Hollis. He was born in Keokuk, Iowa, and was a resident of Keokuk when he enlisted as a Private on 20 Jun 1864 at the age of 18 years. He mustered in Co D 48th Iowa Infantry on 13 Jul 1864. Promoted to Full 7th Corporal on 5 Sept 1864. Mustered out on 21 Oct 1864 at Rock Island, Illinois. The enlistment was for a period of 100 days. The 48th battalion guarded prisoners at Rock island, in the Mississippi River.

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