Stephen Ennis
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Stephen Ennis (abt. 1838 - 1882)

Pvt. Stephen Ennis
Born about in United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 26 Jul 2018
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  • 1863: Musician


  • 1863: Montrose, Pennsylvania (military enlistment)

Military Service

Private in Company C of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first regiment in the United States to enlist men of color during the Civil War. Enlisted on 27 March 1863 from Montrose, Pennsylvania. He was about 25 years old, married and working as a musician when he enlisted. Mustered out 20 August 1865 with his regiment.


He passed away in 1882 due to phthisis (probably tuberculosis) and is buried at Rainsford Island Cemetery in Boston, Massachusetts.



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Note to self: see notes from Bill McEv.
posted by K Raymoure
I wonder if he was also or instead rank Musician? Mentioned as a Bugler in the May 1864 company remarks.
posted by K Raymoure
There is an Annie Ennis mentioned in the military pension file for 54th widow Julia Henson; possible relation?
posted by K Raymoure