There were about 200 Chinese Americans living in the eastern U.S. at the time of the Civil War. 58 of them fought in the war. 

Hong Neok Woo was one of the soldiers. He fought on the Union side.  

Source: http://www.voanews.com/a/surprise-asians-fought-in-the-us-civil-war-120282254/163158.html

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