(c1850 - Death Date Unknown)Born into slavery, Cathay was liberated in 1861 and worked as a cook for the Union army during the Civil War. In 1866 she enlisted in the U.S. Army as Private William Cathey serving with the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Cummings and Fort Bayard until 1868. She is the only documented woman to serve as an enlisted soldier in the Regular U.S. Army during the 19th century.
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 253765 N 3584029|
|Decimal Degrees||32.36611667, -107.61695000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 21.967', W 107° 37.017'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 21' 58.02" N, 107° 37' 1.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7530 Unnamed Road, Deming NM 88030, US|
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