Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Edward Day Cohota: 1860, 1864–1866

Cape Ann Museum Gallery Guide
October 30, 2010–May 29, 2011
A photograph of Captain Day’s house, which he purchased from Captain Davis, is on page two, column one. Edward Day Cohota lived there for several years, beginning in Spring 1860; Cohota is mentioned in column two.

Cape Ann Light and Gloucester Telegraph
February 20, 1864

Boston Traveler
July 13, 1865
Arrivals at Boston Hotels

Cape Ann Light and Gloucester Telegraph
July 21, 1866
To all whom it may concern, I have given Edward
D. Cohota, my China Boy, his time, and shall claim
none of his earnings, and shall pay no debts of his
contracting before or after this date.
Sargent S. Day.
Gloucester, July 1st, 1866.

A Record of the Twenty-third Regiment Mass. Vol. Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865
Cohota, Edward D. Co. I, 18. Glouc. Mar. Sing. Enrd. 12 Feb., ’64. Disch. end of war.

Chinese Soldiers Fought in U.S. Civil War

Cohota is profiled in the National Park Service book, Asians and Pacific Islanders and the Civil War.

(Next post: Edward Day Cohota, 1881 and 1885)

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