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MERKEY, Alexander W.
Age 21
Eyes grey
Hair dark
Complexion dark
Height 5' 6.5"
Birth Place Plattsburg, NY
Occupation Farmer
Date August 6, 1846
Where Ft. Niagara
By Lieut. Hays
Regiment 4th Infantry
Company B & E
Died -
Deserted -
Apprehended -
Discharged December 27, 1848
Cause Ordinary Disability
Remarks At Fort Niagara, NY - A Private

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