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Southern Maryland Studies Center

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Southern Maryland Studies Center
College of Southern Maryland
smsc@csmd.edu 
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-7606

Slave Claim Commission

Soldier: Major Coats


Date - 1863-02-23
Claimant Name - Elizabeth S. Hance
Address - Calvert County
Loyal or Disloyal - Loyal
Enlisted Date - 1863-12-28
Enlist Location - Calvert County
Enlisted by Whom - Col. Birney
Regiment - 19
Company - B
Action of Board - Awarded $300
Remarks - Slave for Life