Daily Archives: October 17, 2010

U.S. Colored Troops Civil War soldier John Aquilla Wilson died at age 101 in York County

The black Civil War veteran pictured here is John Aquilla Wilson, known as ‘Quil,’ of Fawn Township in southeastern York County, Pa. He enlisted in the United States Colored Troops, 32nd Regiment, in 1864. Wilson died at the age of … Continue reading

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