Name: Thomas Alexander
Unit: 32nd USCT Inf.
Race: African American
Owner's Name: n/a
Place of Birth/Residence: Franklin County, PA
Enlistment Date: 02/19/1864
Slave at Enlistment?: No
Rank at End of Service: Private
Enlisted in Chambersburg, PA; Service Records state, "Free"
Soldiers’ Records for Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on the website “Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War,” Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia (http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/dossiers); Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers, National Archives, Washington, DC, as scanned on Ancestry.com, U.S., Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1861-1865 [database on-line].