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WILLIAM YOUNG BLACK (1784-1873) Military Experience

William Black, the son of William and Mary Gardiner Black. Was born August 20, 1784, at Lisburn, Antrim County, Ireland.  At the age of seventeen years, he enlisted in the Seventy-second Regiment of the British Army, also called Duke of Albanys own Highlandrs, in which he served four years in Ireland and seventeen years abroad. […]