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Bob Velke

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Enlisted 6 Apr 1863 at Decatur, GA, 36 years old, 5'11", ruddy complexion, hazel eyes, sandy hair. Widow Mary.

His service file (13 pages) has been digitized and is downloadable from Fold3. If you don't have a subscription, then there are a variety of ways to get free access. They are outlined at this link. During COVID, the easiest may be to get a trial subscription. If you don't intend to continue then just be sure to cancel before they charge you.
 

lupaglupa

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Apr 18, 2019
Welcome from the Researching Your Civil War Ancestry forum! @Bob Velke did a great job linking you to Alston Phillips' service records - are there other things you wanted to find out?
 

major bill

Brev. Brig. Gen'l
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Aug 25, 2012
Welcome to the forum from Michigan. I hope you find answers to your questions.
 

ucvrelics

Lt. Colonel
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Alabama
Welcome From THE Heart Of Dixie. Be sure to stop by the Weapons & Ammo and Vicksburg forum. Here are his records.
 

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Ole Miss

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Regtl. Staff Shiloh 2020
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North Mississippi
Welcome from the Shiloh/Pittsburg Landing Forum and North Mississippi! Be sure and visit the Forum soon.
Regards
David
 
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