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Former slave served in the Revolutionary War...
Item # 623617
January 19, 1822
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 19, 1822 Among the page 2 obituaries is one that reads: "Caesar Glover, a colored man, supposed to be about 80 years of age. He was brought from Africa as a slave, when a child. He served in the Revolutionary War, and was one of the Pensioners of the United States."
Very rare to have an obituary about an African-American who served in the Revolutionary War.
Other news reports includes: "More Piracy" "Next President" "Indian Execution" and more.
Four pages, some very light damp staining, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War