Archy Pullen

BirthJuly 4, 1839
DeathDec. 3, 1937
CemeteryWyuka (Lincoln)
PostFarragut (Lincoln)
Unit60th United States Colored Troops, Co C

Drummer Archy Pullen

Company C, 60th United States Colored Troops

Pullen (also spelled Pullem) was born in Brunswick (Charlton County), Missouri on July 4, 1839. He was residing in Brunswick when he enlisted in the regiment on September 2, 1863. Pullen was mustered on October 11, 1863 and served about 2 years. He was discharged on October 15, 1865 at Duvall’s Bluff, Arkansas.

The 60th United States Colored Troops was organized on March 11, 1864 from the 1st Iowa Colored Infantry. The unit was assigned to post and garrison duty at Helena, Arkansas until April 1865. The regiment was mustered out on October 15, 1865.

Pullen died on December 3, 1937 at the age of 98 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. Pullen was a member of the Farragut Post (#25) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.