African Americans Buried in Alexandria Cemetery
African Americans from Kentucky and Ohio who served in the Civil War and are buried at the Alexandria National Cemetery.
Information comes from research done by Edwin A Miller Jr.
BIBB, Richard Owen-b-Cincinnati Oh; enlisted 12 Mar 1864 in Readsville Ma; Pvt. 5th Mass Calvary; died 20 June 1864 of inflammation of lungs; wife Sarah Ann Jones m-1- Aug 1848; son John E who received pension
BOGNARD, Philip-b-1841 in Calloway Co Ky; enlisted 8 Feb 1864 in Paducah Ky; Pvt. 8th US Colored Artillery Co B; died 19 May 1865 of diarrhea; wife Susan
BOHANNON, Shadrack-b-1831 a slave in Jefferson Co Ky; enlisted 28 May 1864; Pvt. 8th US Colored Artillery Co G; died 21 Apr 1865;
BOONE, Henry-b-1837 a slave in Marion Co Ky; enlisted 24 Aug 1864 in Louisville Ky; Pvt. 107th US Colored Infantry Co; died 22 Oct 1864 of chronic dysentry; wife Mary Ann (slave) 4 children; widow and children received pension until 1880 because of "vicious habits"
BRADY, Oscar-b-1843 Mason Co Ky; enlisted 12 Apr 1864 in Camp Delaware Oh; Pvt. 27th US Colored Infantry Co G; died 16 Aug 1864 of inflammation of lungs; single; may have been brother of James Brady another soldier
BROWDER, John-b-1845 Hamilton Co Oh; enlisted 14 Feb 1865 in Cairo Ill; Pvt. 29th US Colored Infantry; died 19 Mar 1865 of inflammation of lungs; single; W A Hoyt of Pulaski Co to be notified of condition
CARNELL, Israel-b-1843 a slave in McCracken Co Ky; enlisted 15 Feb 1864 in Paducah Ky; train guard 8th US Colored Heavy Artillery Co; died 29 May 1865 of brain inflammation; wife Belle; owner owned bounty
CHAMBERS, David-b-1843 Union Co Oh; enlisted 11 Aug 1864 in Columbus Oh; Pvt. 27th US Colored Infantry Co H; died 15 Oct 1865 of consumption; single
CLAY, William H-b-Bullitt Co Ky; enlisted 4 Jan 1864 Marion Co Ind; Pvt. 28th US Colored Infantry Co D; died 9 Apr 1865 of typhoid fever
COOK, Benjamin Jr. b-1846 a slave in Brownsville Ky; enlisted 1 Mar 1864 in Indianapolis Ind; Pvt. 28th US Colored Infantry Co G; died 24 Dec 1864 of inflammation of lungs; single; father received pension
CROW, Harvey-b-1824 a slave in Kentucky; enlisted 23 Sep 1864 in Kalamazoo Mi; Pvt. 102nd US Colored Infantry; died 10 Apr 1865 of inflammation of lungs; single
FLEMING, Samuel-b-1845 a slave in Daviess Co Ky; enlisted 17 Aug 1864 in Evansville Ind; Pvt. 28th US Colored Infantry Co G; died 4 Nov 1864 of chronic diarrhea; single
GATEFORD, James-b-1840 Evansburg, Henderson Co Ky; enlisted 31 Mar 1864 in Waterford Pa; Pvt. 43rd US Colored Infantry Co E; died 27 Sep 1864 of a wound; single
GRAVES, Harry-b-1820 a slave in St. Mary's Depot, Marion Co Ky; enlisted 30 Aug 1864 in Lebanon Ky; Sgt. 107th US Colored Infantry Co H; died 23 June 1866 of heart valve disease; wife Helen (slave); daughter age 20; enlisted without owner's permission
GREEN, Joseph-b-1846 a slave in Bourbon Co Ky; enlisted 3 Aug 1864; Pvt. 117th US Colored Infantry Co C
HAMILTON, Lewis-b-Jefferson or Hardin Co Ky; enlisted 3 Sep 1864; Pvt. Sgt. Cpl. 107 US Colored Infantry Co I; died 17 Mar 1866 of pneumonia; married; widow did not apply for pension
HURSE, Samuel-b-1840 Shelby Co Oh; enlisted 29 Mar 1864 in Columbus Oh; Pvt. 27th US Colored Infantry Co I; died 1 Nov 1864 of consumption; wife Mary Ann Freeman, son William Henry; family received pension
MASON, William-b-1840 a slave in Harlan Co Ky; enlisted 1 Jan 1864 in Indianapolis Ind; Pvt. 28th US Colored Infantry Co C; died 1 Nov 1864 of acute diarrhea; single; records indicate he died at Poplar Grove Va.
MAXWELL, Carter-b-1842 Ross Co Oh; enlisted Marion Township, Allen Co Oh; Pvt. 27th US Colored Infantry Co D; died 9 Nov 1864 of typhoid; single
McFARREN, Albert-b-1841 a slave in Danville, Boyle Co Ky; enlisted 31 May 1864 in Camp Nelson Ky; Cpl. 116 US Colored Infantry Co A; died 11 June 1865 inflammation of lungs/pneumonia; single; clothes and belongings auctioned at hospital for $1.45
McGRUNDY, William-b-1846 Jefferson, Cook Co Ky; enlisted 8 Feb 1864 in Chicago Ill; Pvt. 29th US Colored Infantry Co B; died 9 July 1864 of inflammation of lungs; single
MORRISON, James-b-1841 a slave in Casey Co Ky; enlisted 21 July 1864; Sgt. Cpl. 107th US Colored Infantry Co D; demoted guilty at court-martial; died 2 July 1866 of pneumonia; single; substitute for Garrett Payton. court-martial sentence was loss of one month's pay and hard labor
NANCE, Charles-b-1842 Fleming Co Ky; enlisted 2 Aug 1864 in Flemingsburg Ky; Pvt. 27th Colored Infantry Co K; died 12 Jan 1865 of consumption; wife Belle Floem
OWENS, Charles-b-1844 a slave in Breckinridge Co Ky; enlisted 1 Sep 1864 in Louisville Ky; Pvt. 107 US Colored Infantry Co I; died 20 Mar 1866 of typhoid pneumonia; single
RATCLIFF, Linton-b-1835 a slave in McCracken Co Ky; enlisted 22 Feb 1864 in Paducah Ky; Pvt. 8th Colored Heavy Artillery Co B; died 5 June 1865 of diarrhea; information about parents; mother's application rejected
RIDGEWAY, Isaac "Ike" b-1843 a slave in Bethlehem, Henry Co Ky; enlisted 13 Sep 1864 in Louisville Ky; Pvt. 107 US Colored Infantry Co K; died 13 Aug 1866 of chronic dysentery; married; enlisted without owner's permission
SMITH, Nelson-b-Newark Licking Co Oh; enlisted 26 Feb 1864; Pvt. 27th US Colored Infantry Co E; died 2 Nov 1864 of chronic diarrhea & disease of the lungs; widower, wife Martha; sons William and Ernest; children received pension
STOWERS, Samuel-b-1846 a slave in Pendleton Co Ky; enlisted 15 Aug 1864 in Pendleton Co Ky; Pvt. 117 US Colored Infantry Co D; died 28 Sep 1865 inflammation of lungs; single; discharged 20 June 1867 (sic) closest relative Samuel Stowers Covington Ky.
VINEGAR, George Washington-b-1843 a slave Kentucky; enlisted 8 Dec 1864; Pvt. 16th US Colored Infantry Co G; died 10 May 1865 of spinal meningitis
WATKINS, Henry-b-1846 a slave in Daviess Co Ky; enlisted 20 July 1864; Pvt. 28th US Colored Infantry Co K; died 24 Nov 1864 of diarrhea; married; paid substitute for Charles H Kellogg, Pigeon Ind.
WILLIAMS, James-b-1842 a slave in Louisville Ky; enlisted 7
Dec 1863 in Quincy Ill; Pvt. 29th US Colored Infantry Co A; died 23 Oct 1864 of
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