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POST:The Mighty Myth of the Happy Plantation Click Here.
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POST: A Cradle of American Values: The Lower Shenandoah Valley in the 18th
Century Click Here
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POST: Mr. Hall Showed Us How To Make Things Click Here
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POST: Martin Delany: To Be More Than Equal Click Here
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POST: Mary Mitchell Remembers Shepherdstown & Copenhagen 11410 words Click Here

POST: Farm Life 1850s – A.R.H. Ranson Tells, Opines Click Here
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POST: Free, Black Families in Jefferson County, Va. Towns Click Here
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POST: 7 Biggest “People-Owners,” Jefferson County, Va. 1860 Click Here
660 people.

POST: John Brown Plots A Gov’t with Martin Delany Click Here
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POST: “Did John Brown Have A Military Plan?” – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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POST: Dennis Frye Discusses: Why Did Virginia Try John Brown and Not the
Federal Government. Click Here
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POST: 602 Enslaved Counted in 1860 as “Escaped.” Click Here
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POST: A Dozen Set Fires a Sign of Slave Resistance?. Click Here
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye’s Personal Interest in the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did John Brown Elect Abraham Lincoln President?.
Click Here. TRT: 3:44

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Why Did Virginia Secede?.
Click Here. TRT: 4:15.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Commit Treason?.
Click Here. TRT: 6:00.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Why Did Virginia Try John Brown and Not the Federal Government?.
Click Here. TRT: 4:05.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – What was the Union’s Strategy at the Beginning of the Civil War?.
Click Here. TRT: 4:56.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – When Did the Civil War Begin?.
Click Here. TRT: 6:22.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Why Was Jefferson County a Crucible of the Civil War?.
Click Here. TRT: 6:00.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did John Brown Have a Military Plan?.
Click Here. TRT: 5:46.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Was John Brown Insane?.
Click Here. TRT: 5:00.

POST: “Was John Brown Insane?” – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Lee’s Defense of Virginia.
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Origins of the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
Click Here. TRT: 4:34.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did John Brown Succeed?.
Click Here. TRT: 5:05.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Jackson’s Mission at Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 6:13.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Leaders of the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
Click Here. TRT: 5:36.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Union Occupation of Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 4:00.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Jackson at Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 4:15.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Esprit de Corps of the 2nd Virginia.
Click Here. TRT: 4:23.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Johnston’s Evacuation and Retreat.
Click Here. TRT: 5:34.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Realize They Would Host the Civil War?.
Click Here. TRT: 3:52.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Confederate Attack on Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 5:05.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Great Train Robbery.
Click Here. TRT: 4:47.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – What was Virginia’s Opinion of Secession?.
Click Here. TRT: 5:32.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Robert E. Lee’s Invasion of Maryland Heights.
Click Here. TRT: 6:20.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Casualties Inflicted on the 2nd Virginia Infantry at Manassas.
Click Here. TRT: 7:01.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The 2nd Virginia Infantry at the First Battle of Manassas.
Click Here. TRT: 7:37.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – What was Union Strategy at the Outset of War?.
Click Here. TRT: 4:56.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Life in the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
Click Here. TRT: 4:46.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Union Army in Winchester.
Click Here. TRT: 4:53

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Rebels Leave Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 6:30.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Union Army in Charles Town.
Click Here. TRT: 4:32.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Impact on Union Strategy after Evacuation of Harper’s Ferry.
Click Here. TRT: 5:46.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The 2nd Virginia in Shepherdstown.
Click Here. TRT: 5:42.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Union Army Approaches the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
Click Here. TRT: 5:56.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Background of the 2nd Virginia Infantry.
Click Here. TRT: 5:38.

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The 2nd Virginia’s March to Manassas.
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye -The 2nd Virginia Infantry’s First Battle.
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POST: Jefferson County 1860 – A Profile of Prosperity. Click Here
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POST: Shepherdstown, Va. – July, 1860 – Drumbeats. Click Here
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POST: P. Douglas Perks: 1860 Jefferson County Votes. Click Here
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POST: “Did John Brown Elect Abraham Lincoln President?”. – Dennis Frye Click Here
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POST: “What Was Virginia’s Opinion of Secession?” – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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POST: P. Douglas Perks: The Tragic Vote in Richmond. Click Here
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POST: “Did Virginia Realize They Would Host the Civil War?”. – Dennis Frye Click Here
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POST: “Why Was Jefferson County a Crucible of the Civil War?”. – Dennis Frye
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POST: 2 Virginias: The Awaited Comet – Pt. 1. Click Here
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POST: The Comet Strikes – Pt. 2: The Virginia Secession Convention, spring, 1861. Click Here 35,312 words.

POST: The Comet Strikes – April 17, 1861 – The Conclusion.
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POST: Events of Early April, 1861. Click Here
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POST: A Near Coup d-Etat – John Imboden, Then Stonewall Jackson. Click Here
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POST: The Red Dawn of Sedition – David Hunter Strother. Click Here
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POST: The Recruit: “Half-Horse, Half-Alligator”. Click Here
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POST: POST: “Did Virginia Commit Treason?” – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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POST: Turning Point: 10 PM, April 18th, 1861 – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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POST: County Men Enlist, May 11, 1861. Click Here
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POST: “Why Did Virginia Secede?” – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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POST: More County Men Enlist, May 11, 1861. Click Here
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POST: More County Men Enlist, May 12, 1861. Click Here
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POST: Joe Crane and His Family (by Tom Steptoe). Click Here
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POST: More County Men Enlist, May 13, 1861. Click Here
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POST: More County Men Enlist, May 17, 1861. Click Here
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POST: An Army Plans Against The Other. Click Here
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POST: The Messy Birth of the “Stonewall Brigade”. Click Here
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POST: 2 War Dragons Sweep the Panhandle May-July, 1861. Click Here
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POST: Historian Dennis Frye On The Civil War in Jefferson County May-July, 1861
and Prof. Dawne Burke on General Butler’s Legal Loophole for Freeing the
Enslaved. Click Here
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POST: Manassas: The March, The Mayhem, The Memory – Pt. 1. Click Here
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POST: Manassas: The March, The Mayhem, The Memory – Pt. 2. Click Here
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POST: The Early War in Jefferson County – Dennis Frye. Click Here
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VIDEO: John Augustine Washington: Tuberculosis in the Washington Family.
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VIDEO: Lineage Between George Washington and Robert E. Lee.
Click Here. TRT: 2:25.

VIDEO: The Washington Family in Jefferson County Part 1.
Click Here. TRT: 14:20.

VIDEO: The Washington Family in Jefferson County Part 2.
Click Here. TRT: 7:45.

VIDEO: The Washington Family in Jefferson County Part 3.
Click Here. TRT: 16:57.

VIDEO: The Washington Family in Jefferson County Part 4.
Click Here. TRT: 11:19.

POST: “The Mt. Vernon Washingtons’ Second Home” – John Washington (Family
Historian). Click Here 2299 words.

POST: “‘Col. John,’ ‘Uncle Dick’ and the ‘Hunchback’ Washington” – John Washington (Family Historian). Click Here 1442 words.

POST: Robert E. Lee & George Washington Are Not Kin- John Washington (Family
Historian). Click Here
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POST: “Deadly TB Stalked The Washington Family” – John Washington (Family Historian). Click Here 1553 words.

POST: “2 Brothers, Their 2 Wives & Sisters, Their 2 Homes” – John Washington (Family Historian). Click Here 2132 words.

POST: Washingtons Who Fought in the Civil War – John Washington (Family Historian). Click Here 2586 words.

POST: Only “Pretty Days” For Civil War Battles? – Eric Johnson Explains. Click Here
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POST: “A Musket Recipe & the Rifling Revolution” – Eric Johnson Explains. Click Here
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VIDEO: The Man Who Changed The World – That You Never Heard Of – Eric Johnson Explains. Click here. TRT: 8:16.

VIDEO: Eric Johnson Discusses the 1841 Model Rifle. Click Here. TRT: 13:08.

VIDEO: Eric Johnson Discusses the 1855 Model Rifle. Click Here. TRT: 6:45.

VIDEO: Eric Johnson Discusses the Burton Bullet. Click Here. TRT: 23:06.

VIDEO: Eric Johnson Discusses the Sharps, Enfields and Colt Weapons. Click Here. TRT: 11:39.

POST: The Man Who Changed The World – That You Never Heard Of – Eric Johnson Explains. Click Here 2243 words.

POST: Eric Johnson Discusses the 1841 Model Rifle. Click Here
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POST: Eric Johnson Discusses the 1855 Model Rifle. Click Here
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POST: Eric Johnson Discusses the Burton Bullet. Click Here
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POST: Eric Johnson Discusses the Sharps, Enfields and Colt Weapons. Click Here
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POST: William Fitzhugh Lee: “The Overlooked Lee” – Ann C. Reeves. Click Here
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POST: Dr. Silas Mitchell’s “Phantom Limbs”. Click Here
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POST: Medicinal Plants of the Civil War. Click Here
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VIDEO: Myth No. 1: Anesthetics Seldom Used in Civil War. Click Here. TRT: 3:49.

VIDEO: Myth No. 2: Biting on the Bullet For Pain In The Civil War. Click Here. TRT: 4:20.

VIDEO: Myths About Antiseptics and Camp Life by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT: 14:09

VIDEO: North-South Medicine Compared by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT: 4:38.

VIDEO: Treatments That Worked in the Civil War by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT: 2:49

VIDEO: Medical Advances During the Civil War by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT: 13:12.

VIDEO: A Limb for a Life by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT: 8:41.

VIDEO: Africans, Women, War Medicine by George Wunderlich. Click Here. TRT:2:39.

POST: Myth No. 1: Anesthetics Seldom Used in Civil War. Click Here
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POST: Myth No. 2: Biting on the Bullet For Pain. Click Here
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POST: Myths About Antiseptics and Camp Life. Click Here 4000 words.

POST: Treatments That Worked. Click Here
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POST: A Limb For A Life. Click Here
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POST: Medical Advances. Click Here
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POST: North-South Medicine Compared. Click Here
1994 words.

POST: Why Care About Civil War Medicine?. Click Here
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POST: African-Americans, Women, War Medicine. Click Here
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POST: “True Patriotism” – Martin Delany’s “Masterpiece”. 2442 words
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POST: “Martin Delany of Charles Town, WV.”
Click Here
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VIDEO: Martin Delany Video Link. Click Here 354 words.

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POST: John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV – Who Lincoln Hanged.
Click Here.
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POST: John Yates Beall: The Video.
Click Here.
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POST: Rats an’ Poker on Johnson’s Island.
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POST: Lincoln, Beall and The Gallows.
Click Here.
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Flickr sets and story for John Yates Beall:

1/6 – John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV.
Part 1 of 6 25 images.

2/6 – John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV.
Part 2 of 6 25 images.

3/6 – John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV.
Part 3 of 6 18 images.

4/6 – John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV.
Part 4 of 6 18 images.

5 & 6/6 – John Yates Beall of Charles Town, WV.
Parts 5 & 6 of 6 12 images.

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VIDEO: 70+ Washingtons Buried in Zion Churchyard – Betsy Wells.
Click Here. TRT: 9:09

POST: Video Illustrated Transcript: 70+ Washingtons Buried in Zion Churchyard – Betsy Wells.
Click Here. 1765 words.

VIDEO: Zion Church History With Roger Perry of Charles Town, WV. Click Here. TRT: 18:36

POST: Video Illustrated Transcript: Zion Church History With Roger Perry of Charles Town, WV.
Click Here. 3015 words.

VIDEO: Death of the Last Washington Owner of Mt. Vernon. Click Here. TRT: 5:52

POST: Video Illustrated Transcript. Click Here. 1195 words.

POST: Mt. Vernon Heir Falls, Lee Tells The Child.
Click Here. 15452 words.

POST: William Howard Adams Speaks For The Lost Counties – Us.
Click Here. 1937 words.

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POST: The B&O’s early days by ‘Jack’ Snyder. Click Here. 440 words.

VIDEO: The B&O’s early days by ‘Jack’ Snyder Click Here. – TRT: 7:45.

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2. Click Here. 706 words.

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2. Click Here. TRT: 4:13.

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Click Here. 803 words.

VIDEO:: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Click Here. – TRT: 4:30.

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va 1859. Click Here. 742 words.

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va 1859. Click Here.- TRT: 4:41.

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity. Click Here. – 807 words.

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity. Click Here. – TRT: 5:18.

VIDEO: The B&O – June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines Part 1.
Click Here – TRT: 19:02.

POST: The B&O – June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Engines Pt. 1. Click Here. 461 words.

POST: Video’s Illustrated Transcript: The B&O – June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines Part 1.
Click Here. 6131 words.

POST: The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines, Part 2. Click Here. 17044 words.

VIDEO: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail! (1861-2) Click Here. – TRT: 26:08.

POST FOR 2 VIDEOS’ LINKS: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail! (1861-2) by Jim Surkamp Click Here. 266 words.

POST: They Moved 18 Locomotives Without Rail 38 Miles – 1861. Click Here. – 9436 words.

Flickr set: 79 images. (Need to have free account with Flickr.com)

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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Stonewall is Stopped, Harper’s Ferry May 30, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. – TRT: 15:43.

POST: Video’s Illustrated Transcript: Dennis Frye: Stonewall is Stopped, Harper’s Ferry May 30, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. – 4558 words.

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POST: Video Illustrated Transcript: Antietam – Decisions Sorely Missed by Jim Surkamp.
Click Here. – 7125 words.

VIDEO: Antietam – Decisions Sorely Missed Click Here. – TRT: 40:40.

Flickr set:
98 Images From Antietam – Decisions Sorely Missed. (Need to have free account with Flickr.com)

POST: Unforgettable, Wounded Thousands – 3 Women Paint the Picture from September, 1862. Click Here. 12556 words.

POST: “Beyond a cut finger. . .” – Wounded Thousands in Shepherdstown, Va.- September, 1862. Click Here. 14089 words.

VIDEO: Shepherdstown’s Wounded Thousands – Sept., 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 54:53.

POST: Video Transcript: Shepherdstown’s Wounded Thousands, September, 1862. Click Here. 6522 words.

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POST: The Fall of “Freedomland” – Harper’s Ferry, September, 1862 – With Dennis Frye. Click Here. 25,220 words.

VIDEO: The Capture of Harper’s Ferry, Va. September, 1862 with Historian Dennis Frye. Click Here. TRT: 45:12

POST: Transcript – The Capture of Harper’s Ferry, Va. September, 1862 with Historian Dennis Frye. Click Here. 7836 words.

POST: A “Small” Blunder Ends Lee’s Campaign – Sept. 19-20, 1862 With Thomas A. McGrath. Click Here. 6496 words.

VIDEO: A “Small” Blunder Ends Lee’s Campaign – Sept. 19-20, 1862 With Thomas A. McGrath. – Click Here. TRT: 35:02.

POST/VIDEO Transcript – One “Small” Blunder Ends Lee’s Campaign – Sept. 19-20, 1862 With Thomas A. McGrath. Click Here. 5169 words.

POST: Home From War – Jefferson County, VA. 1862 – “in the arms of autumn.” Click Here. 5138 words.

POST: 25 “Perfect” Days at The Bower – September-October, 1862. Click Here. 7,662 words.

POST: Crossings & Campfires – September-October 1862, after Sharpsburg. Click Here. 548 words.

VIDEO: Lorena – The Civil War’s most beloved song by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
TRT: 6:58. Mandolin played by Shana Aisenberg.

POST: Video Transcript and Citations: Lorena – The Civil War’s most beloved song by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 970 words.

VIDEO: (CC) “Jeb” Stuart and The “Curse” of the Silver Spurs. by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT:11:03.

POST: Illustrated Video Transcript With Citations: “Jeb” Stuart and The “Curse” of the Silver Spurs by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 3403 words.

Flickr set: 78 images.

POST: Illustrated Video Transcript – Food-ways In Civil War Virginia by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 9506 words.

VIDEO:(CC) West African Cooking in Old Virginia by Jim Surkamp . Click Here. TRT: 14:36.

VIDEO: (CC) Hardtack, Weevils, and Other Enemies by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 15:13.

VIDEO: (CC) Frank Vizetelly – “This Englishman Can’t Cook” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 8:35.

Flickr set: flickr.com 79 images.

POST: From The Bower to “Gone With the Wind” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1967 words.

VIDEO: From The Bower to “Gone With the Wind” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
TRT: 14:22.

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VIDEO: – Civil War in Jefferson & Berkeley Counties, VA. Sept. 18-Sept.22, 1862. Click Here.
TRT: 17:39.

POST: Illustrated Transcript- Jefferson & Berkeley Counties – September 18-September 22, 1862. Click Here. 2160 words.

Flickr set: 67 images.

VIDEO: (CC) Civil War in Jefferson County, WV Sept. 22-28, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 25:51.

POST: Civil War in Jefferson County, WV Sept. 22-28, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 4229 words.

Flickr set: 105 images.

VIDEO: Hard Times Come Again No More performed by Terry Tucker. Click Here. TRT: 2:42.

POST: “Hard Times Come Again No More” performed by Terry Tucker. Click Here. 350 words.

POST: The Home Front in Jefferson County Then-VA, Fall, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
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VIDEO: (CC) The Home Front in Jefferson County Then-Virginia, September-October, 1862. Click Here.
TRT: 12:07.

Flickr set: 114 images.

POST: 25 “Perfect” Days at The Bower – The People, fall, 1862 by Jim Surkamp Click Here. 3940 words.

VIDEO/POST: 25 “Perfect” Days at The Bower – fall, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
3996 words.

VIDEO: 25 “Perfect” Days at The Bower – fall, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 18:25.

Flickr Set: 84 image.

POST: 25 “Perfect” Days – The Bower’s Happenings – fall, 1862. Click Here. 17956 words.

POST: 3 Famous Years – October 16, 1859 through to October 16, 1862 in Jefferson County, WV. by Jim Surkamp
PART 1 Click Here.
PART 2 Click Here.
PART 3 Click Here.
Total words for all three posts: 4706 words.

VIDEO: 3 Famous Years – October 16, 1859 through to October 16, 1862 in Jefferson County, WV. by Jim Surkamp
To see video Parts 1 & 2, Click Here.
TRT: 15:28.
To see video Part 3, Click Here.
TRT: 26:54.
Flickr set: 80 images.

POST: Turkey Hunting – Jefferson County, VA. – fall, 1862. Click Here.
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VIDEO: (CC) Turkey Hunting – Jefferson County, VA. – fall, 1862. Click Here.
TRT: 5:25

Flickr set: 20 Images.

POST/VIDEO: Thru A Canal Lock With Your Boat – A Driver’s Manual by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
143 words.

To see video, Click Here. TRT: 3:05
Flickr set: 78 Images.

POST: Life on the C&O Canal – Summer, 1859: The Last, Lazy Glide by Jim Surkamp and “Unknown” (edited from an anonymous diary of a canal boat trip in the summer of 1859, in the Library of Congress). (Links to the five videos below are at the site post too). Click Here. 8045 words.

1. VIDEO: (CC) C & O Canal – 1859: The Last, Easy Glide
Click Here.
TRT: 5:49.

2. VIDEO: (CC) C & O Canal – 1859: The Day The Mules Panicked Click Here.
TRT: 7:04.

3. VIDEO: (CC) C & O Canal – 1859: Snakes, Food and Fiddlin’ Click Here.
TRT: 5:55.

4. VIDEO: (CC) C & O Canal – 1859: Pushy Hogs, Parties, N’ Dung Bugs Click Here.
TRT: 8:35.

5. VIDEO: (CC) C & O Canal – 1859: Snapping Turtles and Shadflies Click Here.
TRT: 7:50.

Flickr set: 78 Images.

POST: June 20, 1863: West Virginia is Born – And Jefferson County Unaware by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 4144 words.

Flickr set: 47 Images.

POST: 126 Union Soldiers Who Were Jefferson County African-Americans – Source Documents.
Click Here. 203 words.

VIDEO: (CC) The C & O Canal During The Civil War, with Author Timothy R. Snyder. (Pt. 1).
Click Here. TRT: 8:11.

POST: The C & O Canal During The Civil War, with Author Timothy R. Snyder (Pt. 1).
Click Here. 1454 words.

Flickr set: 35 images.

POST: The Fall of Redmond Burke and the “Harvard Men”, With Author Steve French.
Click Here. 8005 words.

1. VIDEO: (CC) The Fall of Redmond Burke, With Author Steve French by Jim Surkamp.
Click Here. TRT: 6:45.

Flickr set: 165 Images.

2. VIDEO: (CC) Who is Redmond Burke?, With Author Steve French and Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 5:18.

Flickr set: 42 Images.

3. VIDEO: (CC) The “Harvard men” Hunt Down “Bushwhacker” Burke – November 24, 1862, Shepherdstown, VA. Click Here. TRT: 16:30.

Flickr set: 54 images.

4. VIDEO: (CC) Shepherdstown, VA. November, 1862 & The Shameful Searchers. Click Here. TRT: 23:06.

POST: Strange Is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 1 of 3. Click Here. 1779 words.

1. VIDEO: (CC) Strange is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 1 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 8:44.

Flickr set: 48 images.

POST: Strange is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 2 of 3 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1044 words.

2. VIDEO: Strange is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 2 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 7:42.

POST: Strange is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 3 of 3 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1936 words.

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3. VIDEO: (CC) Strange is Wesley Culp’s Way Home Part 3 of 3 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 9:50:

Flickr set: Click Here. 52 images.

1. VIDEO: (CC) Unforeseeable Spring – Jefferson County. Va. 1862. Click Here. TRT: 12:50

POST: Unforeseeable Spring – Jefferson County. Va. 1862. Click Here. 1172 words.

Flickr set: 66 Images.

2. VIDEO: (CC) The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 1 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 13:35.

POST: The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 1 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1777 words.

3. VIDEO: (CC) The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 2 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 14:32.

POST: The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 2 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 2021 words.

Flickr set: 40 Image.
Flickr set: 54 images.

4. VIDEO: (CC) The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 3 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here.
TRT: 15:51.

POST: The Impossible Autumn (Pt. 3) – 1862, Jefferson County, Va. by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 2313 words.

Images at Flickr:
1. Click Here for Battle of Shepherdstown segment. 55 Images.
2. Click Here for segment on The Bower. 61 Images.

5. VIDEO: (CC) The Impossible Autumn Pt. 4 – Jefferson County, Va. by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 24:10.

POST: The Impossible Autumn – Jefferson County, Va. 1862 Pt. 4 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 4271 words.

Flickr set: 137 Images.

POST: 128 African Sons of Jefferson County . . . in Blue Coats by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 8589 words.

Flickr set:
66 Images.

POST: Feet for Freedom by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1332 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Feet for Freedom by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 8:56.

Flickr Set: 77 images.

POST: 31 “Sacrificers” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1098 words.

VIDEO: (CC) 31 “Sacrificers” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 6:21.

Flickr set: 59 images.

POST: Charles Town’s Jim Taylor on His Family’s Vivid History. Click Here. 3349 words.

VIDEO No. 1: (CC) Jim Taylor & His Family History (Mother’s Side) May, 2013 Pt. 1. Click Here. TRT: 6:06.

VIDEO No. 2: (CC) Jim Taylor & His Family History (Father’s Side) May, 2013 Pt. 2. Click Here. TRT: 6:33.

VIDEO No. 3: (CC) Jim Taylor On His Family’s History and John Dotson. Click Here.
TRT: 6:13.

VIDEO No. 4: (CC) Jim Taylor, his family history and Beverly K. Taylor, Sr. Click Here. TRT: 2:58.

POST: June 20, 1863: West Virginia is Born – And Jefferson County Unaware.
Click Here. 4148 words.

POST: Family Historian Shelley Murphy on the Goins Family. Click Here. 4642 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Family Historian Shelley Murphy on the Goins Family. Click Here.
TRT: 12:39.

POST: Doug Taylor (1906-1994), the King James Bible & the Constitution. Click Here. 2620 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Doug Taylor (1906-1994), the King James Bible & the Constitution. Click Here. TRT: 17:31.

POST: Ambrose Ranson Remembers Jefferson County, Va. in the 1840s & 1850s (1) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1715 words.

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Flickr set: 36 images.

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VIDEO: Ambrose Ranson Remembers Jefferson County, Va. in the 1840s & 1850s (2) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 8:16.

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POST: Ambrose Ranson Remembers Jefferson County, Va. in the 1840s & 1850s (3) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 2600 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Ambrose Ranson Remembers Jefferson County in the 1840s & 1850s (3) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 7:19.

POST: George Flagg’s Stagefright – 1850s – Jefferson County, VA by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 2126 words

VIDEO: (CC) George Flagg’s Stagefright – 1850s – Jefferson County, VA by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 9:17.

Flickr set: Click Here. 47 photos.

VIDEO: (CC) The Collar of Iron by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 5:37.

VIDEO-1: (CC) Sukey Richardson and the “Defiant” Bonnet (captioned using Mac) Click Here. TRT: 16:39.

VIDEO-2: (CC) Sukey Richardson and the “Defiant” Bonnet (close captioned using Youtube). Click Here. TRT: 16:39.

VIDEO-1: (CC) George Johnson by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 14:44.

VIDEO-2: (CC) George Johnson Escapes to Freedom by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 14:44.

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POST: Sukey Richardson and the “Defiant” Bonnet. Click Here. 2437 words.

Flickr set: 39 images.

POST: African-American Dick Morris and his “Owner” Ambrose Hite Ranson by Jim Surkamp (Same As Video, Slightly Changed Title). Click Here. 2907 words.

Flickr set: 43 images.

POST: George Johnson Escapes To Freedom by Jim Surkamp (Same As Video). Click Here. 2666 words.

Flickr set: 30 images.

POST: The Collar of Iron by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 1077 words.

Flickr set: 25 images.

POSTS: The C&O Canal – Tenuous Political Pawn 1861 by Author Timothy R. Snyder. Click Here. 2310 words.

VIDEO: (CC) The C&O Canal – Tenuous Political Pawn 1861 by Author Timothy R. Snyder. Click Here. TRT: 8:06.

POST: C&O Canal – A Tenuous Pawn (2) With Author Timothy R. Snyder by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 9749 words.

VIDEO: (CC) C&O Canal – A Tenuous Pawn (2) With Author Timothy R. Snyder by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 19:16.

POST: Destroy the C&O Canal – fall, 1862 by T. R. Snyder and Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 5111 words.

VIDEO:: (CC) Destroy the C&O Canal – fall, 1862 by T. R. Snyder and Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 15:44.

VIDEO: (CC) Lincoln’s Lasting Moment, October, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 7:17.

POST: Lincoln’s Lasting Moment, October, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 2173 words.

Flickr set: 29 Images.

POST: Respect The Fallen by Jim Surkamp Click Here. 854 words.

VIDEO: (close captioned, click on “cc” in toolbar) Respect the Fallen by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 4:44.

VIDEO: (CC) Lincoln & Washington and the Dream of a Vast Republic by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 8:04.

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POST: Lincoln’s Visit in Pictures – October, 1862 – Places, Dates and Deeds. Click Here.

This is an account of how in October, 1862 along the Potomac, war would touch hearts and extinguish lives all around, leaving undying thoughts of a world beyond and ahead. Lincoln decided in his journal the night before going to Antietam and Harpers Ferry that the war was in some diviner hand.

VIDEO: Abe & Henrietta: 2 Full Measures of Devotion (1) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 9:12.

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VIDEO: Abe & Henrietta – 2 Full Measures of Devotion (2) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 17:23. October 3rd – The Day The Laughter Stopped. Featuring Terry Tucker performing Abraham Lincoln’s favorite song “Twenty Years Ago.”

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Lincoln, Henrietta Lee, and how their lives follow those of two wounded Generals, each had helped.
POST: Abe & Henrietta – 2 Full Measures of Devotion (3) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 6050 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Abe & Henrietta – 2 Full Measures of Devotion (3) by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 21:18.

POST: R. D. Shepherd’s Fabled Building – McMurran Hall, Shepherdstown, WV by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 7907 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Money Wizard R. D. Shepherd and McMurran Hall (1784-1861) Pt. 1 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 16:38.

VIDEO: (CC) Money Wizard Rezin D.Shepherd & McMurran Hall (1861-1872) Pt. 2 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 13:57.

POST: Andrew Leopold’s Forlorn Hope (1) – by Jim Surkamp With Author Steve French. Click Here. 5899 words.

Flickr set: Click Here. 33 images

POST: Author Steve French on Andrew Leopold (Video Transcript & Link). Steve French puts the incredibly powerful story of Andrew T. Leopold into factual focus – all in a nutshell. Click Here. 2880 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Author Steve French on Andrew Leopold (Video Transcript & Link). Click Here. TRT: 25:23.

POST: Andrew Leopold’s Forlorn Hope (2) – by Jim Surkamp With Author Steve French. Click Here. 5977 words.

POST: The Song of Mary Entler Herrington by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 8275 words.

POST: The Most “Civil Warred” Home – Unburned – in Jefferson County (1) – J. Surkamp. Click Here. 5987 words.

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VIDEO: (CC) The Amazing Story of the Carriage Inn by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 7:16.

VIDEO: (CC) Carriage Inn, Music & Hi-Jinks at The Bower’s Ball, Oct. 7, 1862 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 13:46.

VIDEO: The Amazing Carriage Inn of Charles Town (3) – The Feds get “Red” by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 15:23.

VIDEO: (CC) The Lively Odyssey of the “John Brown” Courthouse by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 16:42.

VIDEO: (CC) The Showdown of Harry Gilmor and Dent Summers Oct., 1863 by J.Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 24:49.

VIDEO: (CC) What Jeb Stuart Sang to Flora With Terry Tucker. Click Here. TRT: 11:15.

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VIDEO: (CC) The Best Civil War Story by Jim Surkamp – Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1850s – The “Days That Never End” – But That Did by Jim Surkamp
The Day of the Horses – The Ring Tournament in Leeland Field. Click Here. TRT: 21:46.

Flickr set: Thy Will Be Done – Chapter 1 by Jim Surkamp. 57 Images.

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VIDEO:(CC) The Best Civil War Story by Jim Surkamp – Chapter 2
Peacetime – Pre-war Click Here. TRT: 8:21.

Flickr set: Thy Will Be Done – Chapter 2 by Jim Surkamp by Jim Surkamp. 31 images.

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VIDEO: (CC) The Best Civil War Story by Jim Surkamp – Chapter 3
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VIDEO: The Best Civil War Story by Jim Surkamp – Chapter 4
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Flickr set: Thy Will Be Done – Chapter 4 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 14 images.

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VIDEO:(CC) Maybe the Best Civil War Story- Chapter 5 – Drumbeats by Jim Surkamp
The night war started. Click Here. TRT: 9:56.

Flickr set: Thy Will Be Done – Chapter 5 by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. 44 images.

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VIDEO:(CC) Maybe The Best Civil War Story – Chapter 6 by Jim Surkamp.
War Begins in Jefferson County. Jefferson County men enlist. Click Here. TRT: 15:06.

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VIDEO:(CC) “Thy Will Be Done” by Charlotte Elliott as arranged and performed by Terry Tucker. Click Here. TRT: 3:07.

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VIDEO: (CC) The Best Civil War Story – Chapter 7 – By His Brother’s Bedside – by Jim Surkamp.
But I have nothing more to tell. At twenty minutes before nine o’clock on Tuesday night, July 30th his brave heart ceased to throb and the blessed Father of Mercy took him to Himself. And when I looked upon his thin but calm and beloved face (for oh dear Aunt I loved him) my heart went up to God for those he left behind. And surely He will be with and bless them for hath He not promised? Click Here. TRT: 22:47.

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VIDEO:(CC) The Best Civil War Story – Chapter 7.1 – Wm Morgan and Anna – by Jim Surkamp. Click Here. TRT: 19:35.

POST: Thy Will Be Done – Chapter 8 by Jim Surkamp. Returning Home and . . . Still . . . To War. ClickHere. 824 words.

VIDEO: (CC) Maybe The Best Civil War Story – Chapter 8 by Jim Surkamp. Tippie Boteler wrote that one (enemy soldier) said: “You are a very dangerous man.” Pa said, “yes, last night unarmed, barefoot & half-dressed.” Click Here. TRT: 9:54.

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POST: “Thy Will Be Done” – Chapter 10 by Jim Surkamp – Henry Kyd Douglas Writes Tippie of His Exploits.
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POST: Hamilton Hatter’s Tense Charles Town, WV 1865-1867 – While the ruins are still smoking Click Here. 3901 words.

VIDEO:(CC) Hamilton Hatter’s Tense Charles Town, WV 1865-1867 – While the ruins are still smoking. Click Here. TRT: 26:58.

Flickr set: 84 Images.

POST: The “Most Excellent” Hamilton Hatter (1856-1942) Part 2 Once enslaved near Charlestown, Virginia. Click Here. 2942 words.

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POST: The Man Who Changed The World – You Never Heard Of – Part 1. Click Here.
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7086 words.

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2610 words.

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TRT: 18:54.

POST: Jefferson County, WV Nov. 1, 1862 – January 1, 1863. Click Here. 25192 words.

SOLDIERS FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY, VA.

12TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Frye, Dennis E. (1988). “12th Virginia Cavalry.” Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws heavily from Dennis Frye’s published regimental history of the 12th Virginia Cavalry and we give him special thanks for permission to present much of his findings while researching the Confederate Service Records before there was such a thing as the Internet. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Frye’s contributions, Click Here.

ADAMS, WILLIAM A.
AISQUITH, EDWARD M.
AISQUITH, WILLAM M.
ALEXANDER, CHARLES ARMISTEAD
ALEXANDER, HERBERT LEE
ALLEN, BRENT F.
ALLEN, JAMES M.
ALLEN, JOHN W.
ALLEN, WILLIAM
ANDERSON, ISAAC
ANDREWS, DANIEL
ANDREWS, JOHN W.

BACKHOUSE, GEORGE H. C.
BADGER, JOHN J.
BAIN, GARRETT W.
BANEY, THADDEUS, JR.
BANKS, WASHINGTON
BARNES, CHARLES ELDRIDGE
BARRINGER, JAMES.
BAYLOR, GEORGE
BAYLOR, HENRY BEDINGER
BAYLOR, RICHARD CHANNING
BAYLOR, ROBERT WILLIAM
BAYLOR, ROBERT WILLIAM, JR.
BEALL, HENRY
BILLINGS, HENRY MARTIN
BLAKE, GEORGE V.
BLUE, JOHN
BLUE, JOSEPH G.
BLACKFORD, JOHN CORBIN
BAYLISS, THOMAS H.
BOLEY, BENJAMIN. F.
BOTELER, CHARLES PEALE
BOWERS, GEORGE D.
BOYERS (BOYER) GEORGE
BRANTNER, GEORGE WARREN
BRISCOE, WILLIAM DARKE
BROOKS, HARRISON
BROWN, JOHN W.
BROWN, JOSEPH
BROWN, THOMAS M.
BUTLER, JOHN DOUGLAS
BUTT, ADAM S.
BUTT, JAMES W.
BUZZARD, ALBERT

CAMERON, WILLIAM H.
CATON, GEORGE WALTON
CHAMBERLAIN, LUCIEN L.
CHAMBERS, MARSHAL N.
CLAPSADDLE, WILLIAM, J.
CLAPSADDLE, WILLIAM, H.
CLIMER (CLYMER), DANIEL
CLIMER (CLYMER), FRANKLIN (FRANCIS)
(COCKERELL), THOMAS
COFFINBERGER, JAMES HENRY
COLBERT, JOSEPH A.
COLEMAN, JOHN W.
COLSTON, JOHN T.
CONKLYN, CHARLES CASSENDER
CONKLYN, JAMES HITE
CONRAD, ALEXANDER N.
CONRAD, NATHANIEL C.
CONRAD, JAMES M. M.
COOK, GEORGE W.
COOK, JAMES W.
COOKE, BUSHROD W.
COOKUS, ROBERT D.
COPELAND, PHILIP D.
CORDELL, GEORGE EDWARDS
COYLE, JAMES W.
COYLE, JOSEPH C.
CRAIGHILL, ROBERT TEMPLEMAN
CRANE, CHARLES L.
CRANE, JAMES
CRANE, JOSEPH C.
CRAYTON, (CRATON, CREATION, CRETON, CREIGHTON). GEORGE
CURRIE, CHARLES W.

DAILY, JOHN W.
DAILY, REZIN
DILLOW, JOHN J.
DILLOW, JOSEPH W.
DOOLEY, LEWIS W. (or H.)
DOUGLAS, A. D.
DOVENBERGER, DANIEL

EASTERDAY, JOHN S.
EASTERDAY, JOSEPH H.
ENGLE, BENJAMIN D.
ENGLE, HENRY C.
ENGLE, GEORGE WASHINGTON
ENGLE, JACOB H.
ENGLE, SAMUEL DARKE
ENGLE, WILLIAM F.

FARNSWORTH, JOHN
FARNSWORTH, LUCIEN B.
FLANAGAN, WILLIAM McCLANAHAN
FRALEY, DAVID D.
FRALEY, JOHN JAMES
FRY, JOSEPH DANIEL
FURREY, MARTIN LUTHER

GALLAHER, JAMES N.
GALLAHER, J. SHANNON
GARRISON, THOMAS M.
GARRISON, LEWIS
GAY, JAMES
GIBSON, WILLIAM HURST
GLASSFORD, WILLIAM ALEX
GRANTHAM, JOHN S.
GROVE, LEWIS HENRY

HAGAN, CORNELIUS J.
HAGLEY(HAGELEY), GEORGE H.
HALPIN, JAMES
HANNAH, DAVID W.
HAYSLETT, JOHN H.
HAYSLETT, WILLIAM
HENDERSON, CHARLES E.
HENDERSON, JOHN
HENDERSON, ROBERT MAGRUDER
HENDRICKS, DANIEL WEBSTER
HENDRICKS, TOBIAS
HENKLE, DANIEL GROVE
HERR, EDGAR GREENE WILLIAMS
HESS, CHARLES WILLIAM
HICKS, JOHN
HILBERT, GEORGE
HILBERT, JOHN E.
HOFFMAN, DAVID P.
HOFFMAN, GEORGE L.
HOFFMAN, JOHN
HOFFMASTER, JOHN W.
HORNER, A. M.
HORNER, THOMAS B.
HORNER, WILLIAM
HOUGH, CHARLES MASON
HOUSE, SAMUEL STRIDER
HOWELL, JOHN McPHERSON
HUNTER, HENRY CLAY
HURST, JOHN HARRY

ISLER, CHARLES H.
JAMES, JOHN W.
JOHNSON, CHARLES GIBBS
JOHNSON, GEORGE D.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM

KEARNEY, HENRY WALPER
KEPHART, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON “TIP”
KERFOOT, GEORGE W.
KIMMEL, ISAIAH (ISAAC)
KNOTT, JOHN LOCHER
KNOTT, GEORGE SAUNDERS
KNOTT, SAMUEL MITCHELL

LACKLAND, EDWARD MORTON
LEWIS, BENJAMIN F.
LEWIS, ELISHA J.
LEWIS, GEORGE M.
LEWIS, JOHN L.
LICKLIDER, JAMES FRANK
LICKLIDER, JOHN CONRAD
LICKLIDER, JOSEPH SEISS
LANGDON, JAMES H.
LAPOLE (LEOPOLD), ANDREW T
LOCK, WILLIAM J.
LOWDIN, JOHN
LUCAS, BENJAMIN F.

MANNING, CHARLES JAMES
MANNING, GEORGE UPSHAW
MANNING, FRANCIS JACK
MANNING, WILLIAM PRICE
MANUEL, COLUMBUS C.
MANUEL, JASPER
MANUEL, JOHN
MANUEL, LUCIAN M.
MANUEL, THORNTON
McCLEARY, JOHN W.
McDONOUGH, JAMES
McGARRY, JAMES W.
McMINKLE, (McWINKLER), JAMES
(Mc)WINKLER, JACOB
McSHERRY, WILLIAM
MELVIN, JAMES ALLEN
MILLER, ABRAHAM
MILLER, JAMES H. (or A)
MINGHINI, (MINGHINNA), JOSEPH LEE
MOLER, DANIEL GRIFFITH
MOLER, GEORGE ADAM
MOLER, GEORGE WASHINGTON
MOLER, JACOB SWAGLER
MOLER, NEWTON ISAAC (or ISAAC NEWTON)
MOLER, ROLLIN “WHISTLER”
MOLER, SANDERS
MOLER, WILLIAM JACOB
MOORE, ALBERT. L
MOORE, FONROSE M.
MOORE, VINCENT G.
MORGAN, FRANCIS W.
MORGAN, SAMUEL R.
MORNINGSTAR, CHARLES
MORROW, J. R.
MORROW, WILLIAM H.

NEILL, SAMUEL BAKER
NICELY, ALEXANDER DAVID
NICHOLL, LEWIS HENRY
NOLAND, CHARLES P.
NOLAND, SAMUEL C.
NORTH, ROBERT WILLIAM

O’BANNON, HIRAM
O’CONNELL, PATRICK
OGDEN, JOHN D.
OSBOURN (OSB0URNE) JAMES A.
OSBOURN, JAMES BURR
OSBOURN, ROBERT LEWIS
OSBOURN, THOMAS J.
OSBOURN, GEORGE WILLIAM

PAINTER, GEORGE W.
PAINTER, JACOB
PEARL, DANIEL BENJAMIN
PIPER, WILLIAM W.
PRATHER CHARLES
PRATHER, DENTON
PRETZMAN,WILLIAM W.

RANDALL, JAMES P.
RANSON, BRISCOE B.
RANSON, THOMAS DAVIS
REDMAN, THOMAS S.
REED, DANIEL M.
REED, WILLIAM BENJAMIN
REINHART, ANDREW PHILIP
REINHART, WILLIAM L.
ROBERTS, JAMES L.
ROBERTS, ROBERT L.
ROBERTS, WILLIAM H.
ROBERTS WILLIAM J.
RODERICK, THOMAS
RONEMOUS, GEORGE M.
RONEMOUS, JOHN M.
ROUSS, CHARLES BROADWAY
ROUSS, MILTON J.
ROWLAND, JAMES H.
RUTHERFORD, THOMAS W.

SELDON (SELDEN), WILLIAM CAREY
SENCINDIVER, GEORGE H.
SHANER, ALEXANDER J.
SHEPHERD (SHEPPARD), JAMES W.
SHIPWAY, THOMAS J.
SHIRLEY, JAMES
SHIRLEY, JOHN W.
SHROUT, LEWIS
SHOW, JOSEPH COLLINS
SLIFER, EMANUEL.
SMITH, GEORGE L.
SNYDER, JAMES A.
STARRY, TUSTIN L.
STRIDER, ISAAC H.
STRIDER, JACOB HOWARD
SWIMLEY, HARRISON H.

TERRILL, JOHN URIEL
THOMPSON, THOMAS
THOMPSON, WILLIAM S.
TIMBERLAKE, JAMES H.
TIMBERLAKE, SETH MASON

WARE, RICHARD
WALKER, MORGAN (MORDECAI)
WASHINGTON, BUSHROD CORBIN
WASHINGTON, GEORGE
WASHINGTON, JAMES C.
WATSON, EPHRAIM C.
WATSON, JOHN BART
WATSON, WILLIAM V.
WEBSTER, THOMAS DALLAS
WELCH, MICHAEL
WHITTINGTON, BENJAMIN
WHITTINGTON, DANIEL W.
WHITTINGTON, JAMES
WHITTINGTON, JOHN NEWTON
WILSON, JOHN W.
WILSON, WILLIAM LYNE
WILT, GEORGE W.
WINGARD (WINGERD), GEORGE R.
WlNTERMYER (WINTERMOYER), WlLLIAM H.
WRIGHT, SAMUEL S.

YATES, JOHN ORFEUR
YOUNG, MASON E.

ZOLL(ZOTT), STEPHEN
ZOMBRO, JAMES WILLIAM
ZOMBRO, GEORGE
ZOMBRO, ISAAC W.
ZOMBRO, JOHN D.
ZOMBRO, THOMAS B.

2ND VIRGINIA INFANTRY REGIMENT (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Frye, Dennis E. (1984).”2nd Virginia Infantry.” Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws heavily from Dennis Frye’s published regimental history of the 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment and we give him special thanks for permission to present much of his findings while researching the Confederate Service Records before there was such a thing as the Internet. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Frye’s contributions, Click Here.

ADAMS, GEORGE E.
AISQUITH, ARCHIBALD H.
AISQUITH, CHARLES W.
AISQUITH, CHARLES M.
ALEXANDER, WILLIAM FONTAINE
ALLEN, JAMES M.
ALLEN, JAMES WALKENSHAW
ALLSTADT, J. THOMAS
ANDERSON, GEORGE W.
ARTHUR, WILLIAM
ASHBAUGH, JOSEPH H.
ASHBY. GEORGE W.
ASHBY. WILLIAM F.

BARNHART, DANIEL E.
BARNHART, GEORGE W.
BARNHART, HENRY F.
BARR, DAVID
BARR, JOHN F.
BARR, MARTIN L.
BARRINGER, GEORGE W.
BEALL, JOHN YATES
BEALL, WILLIAM
BEDINGER, GEORGE RUST
BERRY, CHARLES JAMES
BERRY, LAWRENCE LEE GRIBBS
BAST (BOST) GEORGE M.
BOTELER, ALEXANDER R., JR.
BOTTS, LAWSON
BOWERS, JOHN B.
BROTHERTON, ROBERT R.
BRISCOE, THOMAS W.
BROWN, JAMES H.
BROWN, JOSEPH F. (H.)
BROWN, SAMUEL HOWELL
BROWN, WILLIAM J.
BURNETT, THOMAS D.
BURNETT, WILLIAM
BUTLER, FRANCIS G.
BUTLER, VINCENT MOORE
BUTLER, WILLIAM
BUZZARD, GEORGE W.

CAMERON, ALEXANDER B.
CAMERON, HENRY F.
CAMPBELL, JAMES A.
CHAMBERS, GEORGE W.
CHAPMAN, JAMES W.
CHAPMAN, JOHN
CHAPMAN, JOHN W.
CHAPMAN, JOSEPH H.
CLEMENTS, FRANCES X.
CLINE, HENRY J.
CLINE, PARRAN R.
COCKRELL, DAVID H.
COLBERT, GEORGE W.
COLBERT, JOHN JAMES
CONLEY, WILLIAM H.
CONLEY, JAMES P.
COOKUS, GEORGE W.
CONNER, MORRIS
CRAIGHILL, EDWARD A.
CRAIGHILL, JAMES B.
CROMWELL, RICHARD W.
CULP, JOHN WESLEY
CURRIE, GEORGE E.

DALGARN, STEPHEN S.
DANDRIDGE, PHILIP PENDLETON
DANDRIDGE, EDMOND PENDLETON
DAVENPORT, HENRY BEDINGER
DAVIS, GEORGE A. S.
DAVIS, HENRY C.
DAVIS, JOSEPH M.

EICHELBERGER, HENRY
EICHELBERGER, LEWIS, S.
EICHELBERGER, GEORGE F.
EICHELBERGER, WEBSTER
ENGLE, JOHN M.
ENGLE, WILLIAM F.
ENTLER, CATO MOORE
ENTLER, CHARLES E.
ENTLER, DANIEL M.
ENTLER, JOHN PHIL
ENTLER, JOSEPH N.
ENTLER, WILLIAM M.
ENGLISH, ROBERT M.

FAGHENDER, FENTON L.
FAGHENDER, JOSEPH H.
FEAMAN, JOHN S.
FEAMAN, WELLS A.
FERRELL, CHARLES F.
FLAGG, GEORGE H.
FOLEY, JOHN F.
FOWLER, SAMUEL H.
FRAZIER, JAMES H.
FULK, WILLIAM

GAGEBY, DAVID B.
GALLAHER, CHARLES FRANK
GALLAHER, CHARLES HORACE
GALLAHER, WILLIAM B.
GIBSON, JOSHUA GREGG
GOHEEN, THOMAS
GOLD, THOMAS DANIEL
GREEN, THOMAS CLAIBORNE
GROVE, FRANCIS T.
GROVE, WILLIAM H.
GRUBER, BENJAMIN F.

HAMTRAMCK, SELBY M.
HANNAH, THOMAS W.
HARRELL, EDWARD R.
HARRELL, EDWIN R.
HASTINGS, DANIEL B.
HAWKS, WELLS JOSEPH
HAWN, WILLIAM H. H.
HENDERSON, DAVID E.
HENDERSON, RICHARD
HENDRICKS, DANIEL WEBSTER
HENDRICKS, JAMES MADISON
HENDRICKS, WILLIAM
HENSON, GEORGE W.
HESSEY, CHARLES E.
HESSEY, EDWARD H.
HESSEY, RICHARD AMOS
HILL, JOHN
HOOFF, JAMES LAWRENCE
HOOFF, WILLIAM A.
HOPKINS, ABNER CRUMP
HORN, GEORGE
HOUT, DAVID H.
HOUT, GEORGE W.
HOWELL, DAVID, JR.
HUMPHREYS, DAVID
HUMRICKHOUSE, GEORGE W.
HUMRICKHOUSE, SAMUEL P.
HUNSICKER, JAMES W.
HUNTER, ANDREW
HUNTER, JAMES H. L.
HUNTER, THOMAS C.
HURST, JAMES A.
HURST, THOMAS G.
HUTSON, ROBERT

JENKINS, JOSEPH J.
JOHNSON, JOHN W.
JONES, JOHN W.

KANODE, BLACKFORD W.
KEERL, JOHN D.
KEERL, ROBERT DOUGLAS
KEERL, WILLIAM L.
KEYES, WILLIAM H.
KIMES, HENRY
KIMES, WILLIAM

LACKLAND, FRANCIS
LAMBRIGHT, GEORGE W.
LEE, RICHARD HENRY
LEMON, ALEX
LEVI, GEORGE W.
LEWIS, JOHN H. B.
LEWIS, LEWIS
LEWIS, WALTER
LEWIS, WILLIAM H.T.
LICKLIDER, GEORGE W.
LINK, ADAM, JR.
LINK, ADAM CRUZEN
LINK, JOHN ALLEN
LINK, THOMAS
LOCK, WILLIAM M.
LOYNS, HENRY M.
LUCAS, ANDREW
LUCAS, EDWARD D.

MADDOX, JAMES E.
MAGAHA, JACOB
MAGAHA, WILSON H.
MARMADUKE, JAMES J.
MARMADUKE, LUTHER
MASON, JAMES MURRAY
MATHENY, BUSHROD
McCORMICK, PHILIP J.
McDONALD, WILLIAM NAYLOR
McDONOUGH, CHARLES T.
McENDREE, DANIEL M.
McENDREE, WILLIAM H.
McINTYRE (McINTIRE), RICHARD W.
McINTYRE, THOMAS B.
McKENNEY (McKINNEY), FRANCIS E.
MEDLAR, NAPOLEON B.
MELVIN, JACOB S.
MELVIN, WILLIAM
MILLBURN, HENRY
MILLER, BENJAMIN
MILLER, EMMANUEL
MILLER, MILTON B.
MILLER, WILLIAM H.
MOBLEY, GEORGE W.
MOHLER, DAVID GUIN
MOLER, DANIEL
MOLER, HENRY CLAY
MOLER, LEE H.
MOLER, RALEIGH V.
MONROE, GEORGE B.
MOORE, ALBERT L.
MOORE, BERKELEY W.
MOORE, CLEON
MOORE, EDWIN L.
MOORE, FONROSE M.
MOORE, SAMUEL JOHNSTON CRAMER
MOORE, WILLIAM H.
MORNINGSTAR, SAMUEL
MURPHY, SMITH
MYERS, SAMUEL B.
MYERS, GEORGE N.
MYERS, JAMES W.

NICHOLS, FRANCIS M.
NOLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM
NOLAND, JAMES HENRY

O’BANNON, HENRY C.
O’BANNON, JAMES H.
O’BANNON, WILLIAM A.
OSBOURN, ALEXANDER LINK
OSBOURN, JAMES S. ALLEN

PAINTER, JAMES H.
PENDLETON, BENJAMIN S.
PENDLETON, JAMES ALBERT

REDMAN, WILLIAM R.
REED, JOHN J.
RICKARD, JAMES R.
RIDER, JOHN WILLIAM
RIGHTSTINE, ADAM
RISSLER, GEORGE L.
RISSLER, SAMUEL J. (or L.)
ROBERTSON, MYRTILLO STEPTOE BRENT
ROBINSON, FREDERICK M.
ROBINSON, JAMES B.
RONEMOUS, LEWIS
RONEMOUS, WILLIAM
ROWAN, JOHN W.
RUST, HENRY D.
RUST, THOMAS G.
RUTHERFORD, GERARD DAVID
RUTHERFORD, JOHN A.
RUTHERFORD, THOMAS W.

SAPPINGTON, GEORGE W.
SADLER, JOHN N.
SADLER, LEONARD L.
SANBORN, JOHN J.
SCARLET, JOHN W.
SCOTT, MICHAEL
SHARFF, JACOB K.
SHEETZ, DANIEL W.
SHEETZ, WILLIAM L.
SHEETZ, WILLIAM W.
SHEPHERD, ABRAHAM S,
SHEPHERD, EDWARD CLARENCE
SHEPHERD, H. SMITH
SHEPHERD, ALEXANDER H.
SHIRLEY, JOHN J.
SIMPSON, FRANK A.
SKINNER, WILLIS
SMALL, JAMES M. (or N.)
SMITH, CONRAD C.
SMITH, DANIEL C. (or L.)
SMITH, GEORGE W.
SNYDER, HENRY M.
SNYDER, JOHN
SPOTTS, JOSEPH B.
STEWART, CHARLES H.
STONEBRAKER, A.S.
STRAITH, JOHN ALEXANDER
STRIDER, JOHN S.
STURDY, JOHN W.
SUDDITH, GEORGE E.

TABB, CHARLES W. M.
TAPSCOTT, SAMUEL B.
TAYLOR, JOHN W.
TAYLOR, LEMUEL S.
TIMBERLAKE, BENJAMIN T.
TOWNER, HARRIS T.

WALTERS, JOSEPH W.
WASHINGTON, RICHARD
WASHINGTON, RICHARD B.
WATSON, SAMUEL
WATSON, WILLIAM
WHITE, BENJAMIN S.
WHITTINGTON, GEORGE W.
WHITTINGTON, JAMES
WHITTINGTON, JOHN N.
WHITTINGTON, CORNELIUS
WILLINGHAM, GEORGE W.
WILTSHIRE, JAMES B.
WINTERMOYER, JACOB
WINTERMOYER, THOMAS H.
WINTERMOYER, JOHN
WRITT, GEORGE W.

YONTZ, GEORGE W.
YONTZ, JOSEPH E.
YOUNG, THOMAS B.
ZITTLE, JOHN H.

1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY).

Driver, Robert J., Jr. (c 1991). “1st Virginia Cavalry.” Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard Inc. Print.

This compilation builds from the work of Mr.Driver and the much larger roster he compiled for his book and we are deeply indebted to his efforts.
Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see biographies of soldiers most likely from Jefferson County, Click Here.

ANDREWS, GEORGE W.

BAKER, NEWTON DIEHL
BILLMYER, JAMES M.
BILLMYER, JOHN T.
BILLMYER, MILTON J.
BILLMYER, ROBERT L.
BURKE, FRANCIS W. “FRANK”
BURKE, GEORGE F.
BURKE, MATHEW POLK
BURKE, JOHN REDMOND
BURKE, REDMOND
BUTLER, WILLIAM

EAKLE, JOHN
EVANS, ALEXANDER MASON EVENS, JR.

GALLAHER, DEWITT CLINTON
GALLAHER, WILLIAM BOWEN
GROVE, JOHN S.

HARRIS, GEORGE W.
HENSELL, EDWARD LAWRENCE
HILL, JOHN P.

KEARFOOT, PETER R.
KEARNEY, JOHN BRISCOE
KEARNEY, WILLIAM A.
KEPLINGER, JOHN FREDERICK
KEYES, WILLIAM H.
KIMES, GEORGE HENRY
KIMES, JOHN NEWTON
KNOTT, CHARLES HENRY

LEMEN, JOHN J.
LEMEN, THOMAS T.
LEMEN, WILLIAM T.
LUCAS, FRANK W.
LUCAS, GEORGE B.
LUCAS, LEWIS C.
LUCAS, ROBERT RION
LYNE, CHARLES BARTON

MCQUILKIN, WILLIAM H.
MARSHALL, J. J.
MARSHALL, JAMES MASON
MARSHALL, MASON
MARSHALL, PHINEAS PATRICK
MORGAN, DANIEL H.
MORGAN, WILLIAM A.
MYERS, DAVID H.
MYERS, JOHN W.

OSBOURN, ROBERT LEWIS

RANDALL, AARON
REINHART, JOHN
RONEMOUS, JOHN
RONEMOUS, JOHN H.
ROBERTS, JOHN W.
ROBERTS, SAMUEL

SHEPHERD, JAMES TRURO
SMALL, MAYBERRY GOHEEN
SPOTTS, GEORGE W.
SPOTTS, JACOB A.
STONEBRAKER, JOSEPH M.

TANNER, ISAAC SCOTT

WARNER, GEORGE W.
WATSON, JAMES EPHRAIM< WATSON, JOHN J. WATSON THOMAS SYLVESTER WILLIS, NATHANIEL HITE VAN METRE, JOSEPH B.

6TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Musick, Michael P. (1990). “6th Virginia Cavalry.” Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws heavily from Michael Musick’s published regimental history of the 6th Virginia Cavalry and we give him special thanks for permission to present some of his findings while researching the varied Confederate Service Records and sources before there was such a thing as the Internet. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Musick’s contributions, Click Here.

BALTIS, CHARLES

DAVIS, ALBERT F.
DAVIS, A. STROTHER.

GRIGGS, JAMES LEE

HARRIS, GEORGE

JANNEY, WILLIAM WALTER

LEWIS, ROBERT HUME

MILSTEAD, JAMES
MORGAN, DANIEL HENRY

OPIE, JOHN NEWTON

PENDLETON DUDLEY DIGGES
PENDLETON, ROBERT NELSON

STEPTOE ROBERT C.

TIMBERLAKE, THOMAS WILLIAM

WIGGINTON, JAMES
WILLIAMS, THOMAS E.

CHEW’S BATTERY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Moore, Robert H. (1995). “Chew’s Ashby, Shoemaker’s Lynchburg and the Newtown Artillery.” Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws heavily from Robert H. Moore’s published regimental history of Chew’s Battery and we give him special thanks for his work and findings while researching the varied Confederate Service Records and sources before there was such a thing as the Internet. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Moore’s contributions, Click Here.

ATKINSON, ROBERT CHILTON.

CHEW, JOHN A.
CHEW, ROGER PRESTON
CLIP(P), SAMUEL
CLIP(P), THOMAS

DECK, WILLIAM J.

HOOFFMASTER, GEORGE W.
HOOFFMASTER S. WASHINGTON

KEPHART, JACOB

LINE, JOHN D.

REILY, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN “FRANCIS”

THOMSON, JAMES WALTON

WARE, NIMROD ANDERSON

ZOMBRO, JOHN L.

7TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Riggs, David F. (1982). “7th Virginia Cavalry.” Lynchburg, VA: H.E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws from David F. Riggs’ published regimental history of the 7th Virginia Cavalry and we are indebted to his efforts. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Rigg’s contributions, Click Here.

CLEMENS, WILLIAM

DINKLE, LEWIS GRAHAM
DREW, DOLPHIN
DRISCOL, DANIEL O.

GLENN, JAMES W.

MCDONALD, ANGUS WILLIAM JR.
MYERS, SAML. B.

ORNDORFF, JAMES G.

STARRY, JOHN D.
STARRY, WILLIAM S.

43rd BATTALION VIRGINIA CAVALRY (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY):

Keen, Hugh C. (1993). “43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, Mosby’s Command. ” Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc. Print.

This draws from Hugh C. Keen’s published regimental history of the Col. John S Mosby’s Command and we are indebted to his efforts. Soldiers’ names and ages were compared to the 1850 and 1860 Censuses for Jefferson County. To see individual biographies and Mr. Keens’s contributions, Click Here.

LITTLETON, JAMES T.
LOCK, JOHN W.

WlLTSHIRE, JAMES G.

33RD VIRGINIA INFANTRY REGIMENT (LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY)

For more information on Col. Lee Click Here.

LEE, WILLIAM FITZHUGH

LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS IN OTHER CONFEDERATE UNITS For biographies in greater detail and sources, Click Here

DANDRIDGE, ADAM S. – Captain A. Graham’s Company of Virginia Light Artillery (1st Rockbridge Artillery).

PENDLETON, LEMUEL – Capt. Kirkpatrick’s Company (Amherst Art’y) Virginia Light Artillery.

RANSON, AMBROSE, ROBERT HITE – Adjutant to then-Lt. Col. J. Pegram
RANSON, JAMES FRANCIS MADISON – Aide-de-Camp to Brig. Gen. James Pegram

WASHINGTON, JOHN A. – Aide-de-Camp Gen. Robert E. Lee.
WASHINGTON, LEWIS W. vol. as Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Johnston, 1861

LIKELY JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS WHO WERE SOLDIERS IN THE FEDERAL ARMY
An excellent reference on this topic is:
McKinney, Tim. (2000). “West Virginia Civil War Almanac.” Charleston, WV: Quarrier Press. Print. For more information, Click Here.

BIRD, DANIEL H.: 1st West Virginia Infantry
BOND, JOHN H.: Co. B Loudoun Rangers Va. Cav.

DUET, HIRAM: 195th PA Inf.

FOREMAN, JOHN W.: Loudoun Reg’t.

GIDDY, JOHN H.: Pvt. Co. H 18th Reg’t U.S. Inf.
GONTER, JOSEPH N.: 1st West Virginia Infantry
GRAHAM, GEORGE W.: Co. H 3rd U.S. Cav.

HAMORICIER, CHARLES: Lt. Co. G 1st NY Cav.
HARRISON, JOHN L.: Co. G 13th WV Inf.
HAWK, JAMES W.: Corp. Co. D 30th New Jersey Inf.

INGRAM, THOMAS J.: Pvt. Co. H 7th U.S. Inf.

LEMEN, THOMAS J.: Pvt. Co. I, First Maryland Cavalry.
LEWIS, ARTHUR C.: Pvt. Co. D. 1st MD Cav.

MANSFIELD, JAMES T.: Co. E 1st MD Inf.
MERCHANT, SAMUEL L.: 1st West Virginia Infantry
MCCOY, JOSEPH: Pvt. Co. H 1st MD Inf.

NICEWARNER (NISWANNER), H. C.
PADGETT, JOHN W.: 1st MD Cav.

SISLER, ABRAHAM: Co. B 1st MD Cav.
SNYDER, JOHN

WINTERS, THOMAS B.: 13th MA. Inf.

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ADAMS, I. H.
ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY
ANDERSON, OSBORNE
ANDREWS, ELIZA F.
AVEY, ELIJAH
ANDREWS, REV. C.W.
ARNOLD, ISAAC H.
ARTER, JARED M.

BARRY, JOSEPH
BAYLOR, GEORGE
BEALL, JOHN Y.
F. W. BEERS
BENNETT, WILLIAM W.
BIGELOW, JACOB
BLACKFORD, WILLIAM W.
BOOTH, GEORGE WILSON
BOWEN, ELI
BOTELER, ALEXANDER R.
BRACKETT, L. P.
BROWN, S. HOWELL
BUSHONG, MILLARD K.

CALLAHAN, JAMES MORTON
CARMAN, EZRA. A.
CARTMELL, THOMAS K.
CASLER, JOHN O.
CASPER, SCOTT E.
CHEW, ROGER P.
CHISHOLM, J. J.
CITTI, L. F.
CONSER, S. L. M.
COPE, E. B.
COWLES, CAPT. CALVIN D.
CRAIGHILL, WM. P.
CUMMING, KATE

DAVIS, CHARLES E.
DAWSON, FANCIS W.
DAY, SAMUEL PHILLIPS
DELANY, MARTIN R.
DEW, CHARLES B.
DEWITT, ROBERT. M.
DOUGLAS, HENRY KYD
DRUITT, ROBERT

EDWARDS, WILLIAM H.
EGGLESTON, GEORGE CARY
ENTLER, MARY LOUISE
ESTABROOKS, HENRY L.

FISKE, SAMUEL W.
FLAGG, CHARLES ALLCOTT
FREEHLING, WILLIAM M.
FRY, JOSHUA
FULLER, CHARLES A.

GILMOR, HARRY
GOLD, THOMAS D.
GOLDSMITH, M.
GOODWIN, DORIS KEARNS
GOSS, WARREN L.
GREEN, LINDA L.
GROEN, PETER
GUERNSEY, ALFRED H.

HALL, GRANVILLE D.
HAY, JOHN J.
HAYES, RUTHERFORD
HERRINGTON, MARY ENTLER
HINTON, RICHARD
HOEN, A.
HOLLAND, MARY GARDNER
HOTCHKISS, JEDEDIAH
HUMPHREYS, DAVID

IMBODEN, JOHN D.

JACKSON, MARY ANNA
JACOBI, L.
JEFFERSON, PETER
JONES, JOHN B.
JONES, J. W.
JUNIOR, JOSEPHUS (JOSEPH BARRY)

KENNEDY, PHILIP PENDLETON
KERCHEVAL, SAMUEL

LANG, THEODORE F.
LEE, SUSAN P.
LESLIE, FRANK
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM
LIVERMORE, MARY A.
LUCAS, DANIEL B.

MAHON, MICHAEL G.
MATTERN, H. W.
MCCARTHY, CARLTON
MCDONALD, CORNELIA P.
MCDONALD, WILLIAM NAYLOR
MCGUIRE, JUDITH
MILLER, FRANCIS TREVELYAN
MITCHELL, MARY B.
MITCHELL, S. W.
MORGAN. WILLIAM A.
MOORE, EDWARD ALEXANDER

NEESE, GEORGE M.
NELSON, ROBERT K.
NEWCOMER, C. ARMOUR
NICOLAY, JOHN G.
NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE
NORRIS, J. E.

OPIE, JOHN N.
OSBURN, LOGAN

PARKER, GRANVILLE
PAXTON, ELISHA FRANKLIN
PENDLETON, LEILA A.
PERKS, DOUGLAS P.

QUINT, ALONZO H.

RANDOLPH, MARY
RANSON, A. R. H.
RASMUSSEN, BARBARA
REDPATH, JAMES
REESE, GEORGE H.
RUFFIN, EDMUND

SAMELS, MARK
SANBORN, F. B.
SCHULTEN, SUSAN
SCOTT, H. L.
SCHLEBECKER, JOHN T.
SHARP, THOMAS R.
SPRAGUE, HOMER B.
STONEBRAKER, JOSEPH R.
STROTHER, DAVID H.
SURKAMP, JIM

TAYLOR, RICHARD
THERIAULT, WILLIAM D.
TIDWELL, WILLIAM A.
TROWBRIDGE, JOHN T.
TUCKERMAN, HENRY T.
TURNER, GEORGE W.

UNRAU, HARLAN D.

VAIRIN, AUGUSTUS
VAISZ, W.
VILLARD, OSWALD GARRISON
VON BOERCKE, HEROS

WATSON, SCOTT, MD.
WELLS, J.
WHIPPER, FRANCES ROLLIN
WHITE, CHARLES.
WHITMAN, WALT
WILLEY, WILLIAM P.
WILLIAMS, GEORGE F.
WILSON, WILLIAM L.
WISE, BARTON H.

AFRICAN-AMERICANS WHO WERE BORN IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, VA. AND ENLISTED IN THE FEDERAL UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS AND RELATED UNITS, ACCORDING TO SERVICE RECORDS.

128 African Sons of Jefferson County . . . in Blue Coats by Jim Surkamp

UNSUNG, AFRICAN SONS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

Table of Contents:
1. Died from combat, disease or accident while in the service;
2. Those wounded;
3. Enlistees by location of enlistment; also the households and their locations post-war for some, but not all of those surviving the war;
4. Those who survived the war and returned to live in Jefferson County, West Virginia as reflected in Census Records.
5. Special case (1)

Men of African descent who were born in Jefferson County, West Virginia (before 1863) enlisted in the Union-side United states Colored Troops at locations across the country. Of 154 who enlisted, the following twenty-two men died of wounds disease or drowning while enrolled. One Daniel Bird enlisted in the First West Virginia Infantry when he was killed by a gunshot.

No. 1 – DIED FROM COMBAT WOUNDS, DISEASE OR ACCIDENT:

Charles Wheeler
1. Charles Wheeler – age 29 and a 5’9” farmer. In 1863, he enlisted at Cuyahoga, County, Ohio in Co. D of the 5th USCT infantry regiment. He died of disease one month after enlisting at Camp Delaware, Ohio.

William Edwards
2. William Edwards – age 25 and a 5’3” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Co. C of the 6th USCT infantry regiment. Died at Yorktown, Virginia in April, 1864.

Peter Washington
3. Peter Washington – age 21 and a 5’4” coachman. In 1863, he enlisted at Readville, Massachusetts in Co. F of the 54th Massachusetts Colored infantry regiment. In 1867, he re-enlisted in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was at Wilson’s Creek, Kansas in Co. G of the 10th US Cavalry when he contracted cholera and died July 30, 1867. (NOTE: Wilson’s Creek is in Missouri, according to Google Maps and Apple Maps. This error appears in Washington’s entry in the Register of Enlistments).

Albert Cook
4. Albert Cook – age 20. A 5’5.5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Jeffersonville, Indiana Co. F of the 28th USCT infantry regiment. He drowned June 20, 1864 at White House Landing, Virginia.

David Franklin
5. David Franklin – age 22 and a 5’8” waiter. In 1864, he joined at Boston, Massachusetts Co, D of the 5th USCT Cavalry. Died in Corps d’Afrique Hospital in New Orleans on July 3, 1865.

John Hogans
6. John Hogans – age 26 and a 5’3.5” farmhand. In 1863, he joined at Camp Hope, Mississippi Co. H of the 52nd USCT infantry regiment. He died of bilious fever at Vicksburg, Mississippi on March 3, 1864.

Dennis Holly
7. Dennis (Demis) Holly – age 21 and a 5’3.5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Carlisle, Pennsylvania Co. H of the 22nd USCT infantry regiment. Died February 25, 1864 at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Johnson
8. Benjamin Johnson – age 45 and a 5’5” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Natchez, Mississippi Co. K of the 49th USCT infantry regiment; he died at the regimental hospital at Goodrich Landing, Louisiana January 16, 1864 of chronic diarrhea.

David Jones
9. David Jones – age 48 and a 5’7 3/4” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Co. A of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. In August, 1864, he was a baggage guard at White House, Virginia. Sick in hospital after late, 1864, he died of disease March, 1865 at Alexandria, Virginia.

Charles H Thomson
10. Charles H. Thomson – age 24 and a 5’10” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. K of the 2nd USCT infantry regiment. In March 6, 1865, fought at Natural Bridge, Florida and died October 23, 1865 in hospital at Tallahassee, Florida.

Richard Warfield
11. Richard Warfield – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 25 and a 5’10” “mulatto” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Fort Pickering, Memphis, Tennessee Co. D of the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. He died of disease August 26, 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee.

Joseph Polk Sedgwick
12. Joseph Polk Sedgwick – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 19 and a 5’8” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Co. I of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. He died in hospital at Brownsville, Texas August 20, 1865.

Henry Robinson
13. Henry Robinson (Robison) – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 37 and a 5’1” boatman. In 1864, he joined at Cairo, Illinois Co. A the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. He died of disease May 5, 1865 in hospital, Fort Pickering, Tennessee.

Tom McCarty
14. Tom McCarty – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 44 and a 5’5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Union, Kentucky Co. H of the 8th USCT heavy artillery. He was in hospital at Indianola, Texas and died in a regimental hospital at Victoria, Texas August 8, 1865.

Ambrose C. Jackson
15. Ambrose C. Jackson – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 20 and a 5’6” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Morristown, New Jersey Co. E of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. He died in field hospital near Petersburg, Virginia August 1, 1864 of wounds.

John Doliver (Deliver)
16. John Doliver (Deliver) – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 28 and a 5’5” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Oswego, New York Co. K of 31st USCT infantry regiment. Sent to hospital July 12, 1865, died in Corps d’Afrique hospital at New Orleans of dysentery August 18, 1865.

Charles Bentley
17. Charles Bentley – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 38 and a 5’10” laborer. In 1863, he joined at New Haven, Connecticut Co. A of the 29th Connecticut Colored infantry regiment. On extra duty as a carpenter. Killed in battle of Kell House (Fair Oaks/Darbytown Road), Virginia on October 27, 1864.

Mitchell Green
19. Mitchell Green – born at Charlestown, age 45 and a 5’6” servant. In 1863, he joined at Elk River, Tennessee Co. D of the 12th USCT infantry regiment. report states: “has not been fit for duty since enlistment.” Died in regimental hospital December 6, 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Edwin (Edward) Brown
20. Edwin (Edward) Brown – age 42 and a 5’10” cook. In 1863, he joined at Smith Plantation, Mississippi Co. K of the 53rd USCT infantry regiment. Died of disease at Young’s Point, Louisiana June 22, 1864.

Abram Burris
21. Abram Burris – age 33 and a 5’7” laborer, In 1864, he joined at Union, Kentucky Co. H of the 8th USCT heavy artillery. Died in hospital at Indianola, Texas August 7, 1865.

Jacob Burrows (Burrous)
22. Jacob Burrows (Burrous) – age 20 and a 5’4” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Indianapolis, Indiana Co. B of the 28th USCT infantry regiment. Died of typhoid fever August 7, 1865 at Indianola, Texas.

Charles Williams
23. Charles Williams – age 28 and a 5’5.25” waiter. “A slave of Susan Bunn.” In 1864, he enlisted at Baltimore in Co. K of the 30th USCT infantry regiment. Killed January 16, 1865 by an explosion of a magazine at Fort Fisher, North Carolina.

No. 2. – THOSE WOUNDED IN THE U.S. COLORED TROOPS, WHO WERE BORN IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA. (HOUSEHOLDS AND THEIR LOCATIONS OF SURVIVORS ARE ALSO SHOWN FOR SOME, BUT NOT ALL, DUE TO LIMITATIONS OF CENSUS RECORDS):

FRANK WALKER
1. Frank Walker – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 23 and a 5’10” “mulatto” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Masons Island, Virginia Co. I of the 1st USCT infantry regiment. A “slave,” he was wounded October 27, 1864 at Fair Oaks/Darbytown Road, VA. and discharged at David’s Island, N.Y. harbor June, 1865 for disability.

Lived in 1880 in Woolfolk & Gibbs, Yazoo County, Mississippi:
Occupation: Works On Farm
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Walker 38
Lucy Walker 50
Harrison Tyler 10
Allen Tyler 8
Lewellin Tyler 4
Lewellis Tyler 4
Lucy Tyler 6

Thomas Moore
2. Thomas Moore – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 20 and a 6’1” “mulatto” carpenter. In 1863, he joined at Athens, Ohio Co. C of the 5th USCT infantry regiment. He was wounded June 18, 1864 at the conflict at Petersburg, Virginia.

Lived in 1880 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey:
Occupation: Hostler
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas S. Moore 36

George W. Harris
3. George W. Harris – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 19 and a 6’1.5” waiter. In 1863, he joined at Baltimore, Maryland Co. C of the 4th USCT infantry regiment. He was wounded near Petersburg, Virginia June 15, 1864 and discharged by reason of disability June 26, 1865.

Lived in 1910 in Stephen City, Frederick County, Virginia:
Name Age
George W Harris 65
Ellen Harris 60

Richard Burke
4. Richard Burke – age 28 and a 5’8” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Ridgeway, WV Co. G of the 8th USCT infantry regiment. Wounded at Olustee, Florida February 20, 1864. Discharged from hospital in New York City 1865.

Lived in 1880 in Medina, New York:
Name Age
Richard Burke 45
Alice J. Burke 32
Carrie L. Burke 14
Alice J. Burke 12
Caroline Hawkins 73

Benjamin Fisher
5. Benjamin Fisher – age 39 and a 5’9” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Lake Providence, Louisiana Co. D of the 47th USCT infantry regiment. He was wounded in action at Yazoo City, Mississippi March 5, 1864. Mustered out in 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

George Lowrey
6. George Lowrey – age 29 and a 5’6” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. I of the 23rd USCT infantry regiment. Wounded and captured at Petersburg, Virginia in July 30, 1864. Mustered out in 1865 at Brazos Santiago, Texas.

George W. Pennington
7. George W. Pennington – age 28 and a 5’3” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Co. A of the 8th USCT infantry regiment. Wounded February 20, 1864 at Battle of Olustee, Florida. Fighting at Chapin’s (Chaffin’s Bluff) Farm, Virginia, Darlington Road, September, 1864. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

George Robinson
8. George Robinson – age 22 and a 5’5” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Co. A of the 8th USCT infantry regiment. In February 20, 1864, he fought as part of Hawley’s Brigade at the battle of Olustee, Florida and was wounded.

Lived in 1880 at Jefferson, Pleasants, West Virginia:
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
George Robinson 40
Cleoranda Robinson 32
William Robinson 4
George W. Robinson 2
Mary Belle Robinson 6m
Rosale Marlo 14

Thomas J. Devonshire
9. Thomas J. Devonshire – born in Jefferson County, Virginia, age 23 and a 5’9” laborer. He joined at Frederick, Maryland Co. G of the 30th USCT infantry regiment. Wounded in action at Sugar Loaf Hill, North Carolina on February 11, 1865. Discharged May, 1865 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He lived in Shepherdstown in 1890, according to the 1890 Veterans Schedule.

NOTE: Taken prisoner – George Lowery of the 23rd USCT infantry regiment. (See “2. Those wounded”); and George Williams of the 44th USCT infantry regiment. (See “5. Those who survived the war and returned to live in Jefferson County, West Virginia at times of different Census-takings.”)

NO. 3. – ENLISTEES BY LOCATION OF THEIR ENLISTMENT; HOUSEHOLDS AND THEIR LOCATIONS OF SURVIVORS ARE ALSO SHOWN FOR SOME, BUT NOT ALL, DUE TO LIMITATIONS OF CENSUS RECORDS.

Enlisting at Vicksburg, Natchez and other locations in Mississippi:

James Wist
1. James Wist – age 36 and a 5’7” mulatto and wheelwright. In 1864, he enlisted at Vicksburg, Mississippi in Battery D of the 2nd USCT light artillery. Mustered out at Vicksburg in 1865.

Alexander (Alex) White
2. Alexander (Alex) White – born at Charlestown, age 25 and a 5’7.5” “field hand.” In 1863, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. D of the 50th USCT infantry regiment. On May, 1864 to January, 1866 on detached service, as a cook in general hospital, Vicksburg and hospital at Jackson, Miss. Mustered out at Vicksburg in 1866.

Aleck Adley
3. Aleck Adley – age 45 and a 5’7” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. A of the 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry. Promoted to sergeant in 1865. Mustered out in 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee.

Lived in 1870 in Yazoo, Warren County, Mississippi:
Name Age
Alexander Adley 52
Betsy Adley 47

4. Thomas Frame – Vicksburg – (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

William Gibson
5. William Gibson – age 27. A waiter and standing 5’8.5”. In 1864, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. I of the 53rd USCT infantry regiment. Deserted December, 1865 in Vicksburg.

Lived in 1880 in Rappahannock, Fauquier County, Virginia:
Name Age
John Gibson 36
Lucy Gibson 24

6. George Johnson – (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

Benjamin F. Shepherd
7. Benjamin F. Shepherd – age 19 and a 5’4” waiter. In 1864, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. K of 5th USCT heavy artillery; 1864-1866, he served as an orderly in regimental headquarters in Mississippi.

8. Edwin (Edward) Brown – Smith Plantation, Mississippi (See No. 1 ”Died”)

9. John Hogans – Camp Hope, Mississippi, (See No. 1 “Died”)

John McGruder
10. John McGruder – age 24 and a light-skinned, 5’4” carpenter. In 1863, he joined at Black River Bridge Mississippi Co. C of the 2nd USCT light artillery. Mustered out at Vicksburg in 1865.

Harry (Henry) Johnson
11. Harry (Henry) Johnson – age 43 and a farmer with a ”copper” complexion. In 1863, he joined at Natchez, Mississippi Co. D of the 6th USCT heavy artillery. Duty at Natchez, Miss., and Vidalia, La., until May, 1866. In attack on Steamer “Clara Bell,” July, 1864. Skirmish at Black River Bridge, Mississippi in 1864. Mustered out May, 1866 at Natchez, Mississippi.

Lived in 1870 in Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey:
Name Age
Harry Johnson 50
Emaline Johnson 34
Ellen Johnson 8
Silas Hicks 13

12. Benjamin Johnson – Natchez (See No. 1 “Died”)

Joshua Smith
13. Joshua Smith – age 39 and a 5’10” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Natchez, Mississippi Co. G, 50th USCT infantry regiment. Sick and discharged in 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Enlisting at Fort Pickering, Memphis, and other locations in Tennessee:

1. Richard Warfield – (See No. 1 “Died”)

Fill Smith2. Fill Smith – born at Charlestown, age 21 and a 5’5” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Fort Pickering, Memphis, Tennessee Co. B of the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. April, 1865 – on daily duty white-washing barracks. August, 1865-January, 1866 – on daily duty as company cook.

Jacob Philpot
3. Jacob Philpot – age 27 and a 5’9” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Memphis, Tennessee Co. M of the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. Mustered out in 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee.

Robert Russ
4. Robert Russ – age 29 and a 5’9” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Memphis, Tennessee Co. M of the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. Mustered out in 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee.

Benjamin Franklin
5. Benjamin Franklin – age 17 and a 5’3.5” waiter. In 1863, he joined at Fort Pickering, Memphis, Tennessee Co. I of the 3rd USCT heavy artillery. In 1864, he deserted from Fort Pickering, Tennessee.

Charles French
6. Charles French – born at Charlestown, age 23 and a 5’5 1/2” drayman. In 1863, he joined at Nashville, Tennessee Co. F of the 12th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1866 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Lived in 1860 in Fauquier County, Virginia:
Name Age
John G Beckham 53
Mary C Beckham 46
Frances Beckham 21
John Beckham 18
William Beckham 16
Mary Beckham 14
Alic Beckham 12
Emma Beckham 9
Charles French 20

7. Mitchell Green – Elk River, Tennessee (See No. 1 “Died”)

James Foster
8. James Foster – age 25 and a 5’8” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Humphries, Tennessee Co. G of the 40th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1866 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Moses Robinson
9. Moses Robinson – age 23 and a 5’7” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Knoxville, Tennessee Co. B in the 1st USCT heavy artillery. Mustered out at Chattanooga.

Henry Stephens (Stephen)
10. Henry Stephens (Stephen) (Stevens) – age 32 and a 5’6” wagoner. In 1863, he joined at Columbia, Tennessee Co. B of the 15th USCT infantry regiment. On bridge guard in 1865, and as an orderly in 1866. Mustered out in 1866 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Lewis Washington
11. Lewis Washington – age 19 and a 5’9” farmer. In 1863 he enlisted at Columbia, Tennessee in Co. D, 15th USCT infantry regiment. Detailed as messenger. Mustered out in 1864 at Shelbyville. Tennessee.

Enlisting at Washington, D.C.:

Washington DC 1860

James Hopewell
1. James Hopewell – age 24 and standing 5’6”. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. H of the 2nd USCT infantry regiment and was promoted to sergeant October 15, 1863. In 1866, he mustered out at Key West, Florida.

2. George Lowery (See “2. Those wounded”)

Manuel Lucas
3. Manuel Lucas – age 33 and a 5’8” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. B of the 1st USCT infantry regiment. Sick in 1864 at Hampton, Virginia. Mustered out in 1865 at Roanoke Island, North Carolina.

Archur (Archer) Ruffin
4. Archur (Archer) Ruffin (Ruffins) – age 21 and a 5’7.5” laborer in peacetime. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. A of the 23rd USCT infantry regiment, deserted on the march from Willcox Landing, Va. June 17, 1864.

5. Charles H. Thomson – (See No. 1 “Died”)

MARTIN DELANY
6. Martin R. Delany – born in Charlestown and age 52 he was mustered in on February 27, 1864 with the rank of major into the 104th USCT at Washington, D.C. by the order of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Served in Beaufort, South Carolina and beginning July 15, 1865 he was on detached service with the Freedman’s Bureau in South Carolina. Honorably discharged August 5, 1868. Until 1880, he was active in political matters in South Carolina. He retired to Xenia Ohio.

7. Jasper Thompson – (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

George Stewart
8. George Stewart – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 21 and a 5’4.5” mulatto farmer. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. A of the 1st USCT infantry regiment. Absent, sick in hospital October, 1864 through to mustering-out in September, 1865, at Roanoke, Virginia.

Lived in 1880 in Loudoun County, Virginia:
Occupation: Work On Farm
Name Age
E.J. Stewart 29
Mary J. Stewart 12
Sarah F. Stewart 10
Emma E. Stewart 7
Annie E. Stewart 3
Chas H. Stewart 3m
Geo. H. Stewart 38

Alexander Arnett
9. Alexander Arnett – age 22 and a 5’7” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. K of the 2nd USCT infantry regiment. Promoted corporal April 27, 1864, later arrested as deserter. In battle at Natural Bridge, Florida March, 1865. Mustered out in 1866 at Key West, Florida.

Lived in 1870 in Hedgesville, Berkeley County, West Virginia:
Name Age
Alexander Arnet 28
Louisa Arnet 30
Eliza Arnet 9
Nellie Arnet 6
Edmond Arnet 3
Elizabeth Arnet 6/12

John Gibson
10. John Gibson – age 19 and a 5’3” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. D of the 2nd USCT infantry regiment in Washington, D.C. Mustered out in 1866 at Key West, Florida.

Lived in 1880 in Rappahannock, Fauquier County, Virginia

Arthur Goings
11. Arthur Goings – age 27 and a 5’10” blacksmith. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. A of the 23rd USCT infantry regiment. From March-April, 1865, he was serving as a blacksmith. In late, 1865, he mustered out at Brazos Santiago, Texas.

John L. Whiting
12. John L. Whiting – age 20 and a 5’8.5” laborer. In 1864, he enlisted at Washington, D.C. in Co. C of the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry. On daily duty in 1865 on board transport. Mustered out in 1865 at Clarksville, Texas.

Lived in 1880 at 10th Street NW in Washington, DC:
Occupation: Porter In Store
Household Members:
Name Age
John Whiting 37 brother porter in a store
James Whiting 25 brother in a store
George Whiting 22 laborer
Lizzie Whiting 27 sister
Kate Willson 23 half-sister
Gertie Whiting 8 niece

William Washington
13. William Washington – age 28 and a 5’6” laborer. In 1863, he enlisted at Washington, D.C. in Co. B of the 1st USCT infantry regiment; was promoted to corporal in July, 1864. Mustered out in 1865 at Roanoke Island, North Carolina.

Lived in 1880 in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
Tobias Warren 70
Sarah Mason 30
Sophia Mason 55
Mary Herbert 65
Miranda Herbert 40
Annie Herbert 19
Daisy Herbert 7m
Alexander Mason 7
David Mason 15
Jennie Washington 40
William Washington 45
George Washington 5
Elizebeth Washington 12

George Brown
14. George Brown – age 35 and a 5’7.75” waiter. In 1863, he joined at Washington, D.C. in Co. G of the 2nd USCT infantry regiment. In 1864-1865, served as a baker at Cedar Keys, Florida. Mustered out in 1866 at Key West, Florida.

Lived in 1880 in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
George Brown 52
Clara Brown 43
Calhoun Jones 19

Enlisted in Readville, Boston, and other locations in Massachusetts:

Charles N. Keer
1. Charles N. Keer (sailor) – born Charlestown, age 19 and a 5’4” landsman. He enlisted at Boston in 1861.

William Smith
2. William Smith (sailor) – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 23 and a 5’7” landsman. He enlisted at Boston August, 1864 and served on the vessels Sunflower and Tonawanda in 1865.

Peter Washington (2)
3. Peter Washington (2) – age 21 and a 5’4” coachman. In 1863, he enlisted at Readville, Massachusetts in Co. F of the 54th Massachusetts Colored infantry regiment. In 1867, he re-enlisted in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was at Wilson’s Creek, Kansas in Co. G of the 10th US Cavalry when he contracted cholera and died July 30, 1867.

William Cephas
4. William Cephas – age 18 and a 5’3” laborer of light complexion. In 1863, he joined at Readville, Massachusetts Co. D of the 55th Massachusetts Colored infantry regiment. In August, 1864 at Long Island, South Carolina, he was found not guilty of misconduct when he resisted an officer’s attempt to tie his hands.

Lived in 1880 in Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia:
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
William Cephas 45
Prucilla Cephas 33
Mary V. F. Cephas 18
Laura E. Cephas 13
Maria E. Cephas 11
Willie Jane Cephas 9
James Cephas 7
Joseph L. Cephas 6
Minnie A. Cephas 5
Alfred H. Cephas 3
Cephas 2m

Anthony Freeman
5. Anthony Freeman – age 23 and a 5’8” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Readville, Massachusetts Co. F in the 55th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Charleston, South Carolina.

Lived in 1880 at National Military Home, Montgomery, Ohio:
Occupation: Barber
Name Age
John P. Aldridge 58
James Jackson 34
James M. Haley 37
Samuel Bateman 34
John Wheatley 39
Anthony Freeman 40

Thomas Ross (2)
6. Thomas Ross (2) – age 28 and a 5’9” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Readville, Massachusetts of Co. L of the 5th Mass. Cavalry Colored Regiment. Mustered out in 1865 in Yorkville, Texas.

William Jones
7. William Jones – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 18 and a 5’4.5” boatman. In 1863, he joined at Boston Co. A for the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. Sick June-July, 1864 at Fort Monroe, Virginia. July-September, 1865 “absent laborer on R.R. at Brazos Santiago, Texas.” Mustered out at Clarksville, Texas in 1865.

Lived in 1870 in Scott, Fauquier County, Virginia:
Name Age
Lewis Sisk 41
Caroline Sisk 41
Sarah Sisk 13
Henry Sisk 9
Nannie Sisk 6
Foley Sisk 3
Jacie Sisk 1
William Jones 25

James Owen
8. James Owen – born at Charlestown, age 21 and a 5’4” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Boston Co. F of the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. In 1865, detached service as a safe guard. Mustered out in Clarksville, Texas in late 1865.

Lived in 1880 in Black Walnut, Halifax County, Virginia:
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
James M. Owen 37
Sarah J. Owen 35
Barksdale Owen 14
Jacob Owen 12
Mary Owen 6
Esau Owen 5
Matty Owen 4
Fanny Owen 3

Spencer Lewis
9. Spencer Lewis – born at Charlestown, age 19 and a 5’ 1/2” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Boston Co. M of the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. Mustered out in Clarksville, Texas October 31, 1865.

Philip Green
10. Philip Green – born at Charlestown, age 19 and a 5’3” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Boston Co. M of the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. Mustered out in Clarksville, Texas in 1865.

Lived in 1900 in Rappahannock, Essex County, Virginia:
Name Age
Philip Green 54
Nettie Green 35
James H Green 25
Doney Green 23
Beverly Green 20
Charles K Green 17
Margaret Green 16
Sue T Green 13
Robert Green 10
Mace Green 9
Lillie Green 8
Hummy Green 6
Lila L Green 5
Kate Pendleton 19
Gustie Pendleton 13
Ben Pendleton 9
Patrick Pendleton 5
Annie M Pendleton 6/12

George W. Galloway
11. George W. Galloway – born at Charlestown, age 26 and a 5’6” barber. In 1864, he joined at Boston Co. G of the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. Detached as a cook in 1865. Mustered out late 1865 at New York City.

Lived in 1870 in Cairo, Henderson County, Kentucky:
Name Age
George Galloway 33
Martha J Galloway 24
George W Galloway 7
Henry C Galloway 4
Rosa B Galloway 3
James H Galloway 1
Laura Cottingham 55

12. David Franklin (See No. 1 “Died”)

Dallas Cottar (Carter)
13. Dallas Cottar (Carter) – age 18 and a 5’5” waiter. In 1864, he joined at Templeton, Massachusetts Co. I of the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. Mustered out in Clarksville, Texas October, 1865.

Henry Weaver
14. Henry Weaver – born at Charlestown, age 18 and a 5’4.5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Lee, Massachusetts the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry. “Rejected January 29, 1864.”

Lived in 1880 in Precinct 4, Marion, Texas:
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Weaver 35
Rosa Weaver 26
Charles Weaver 5
Rebecca Weaver 4
Pat Weaver 6m

Enlisting in New Orleans and other Louisiana locations:

James R. Willis
1. James R. Willis (James B. Willis) – age 35 and a 5’9” laborer. In 1864, he enlisted at New Orleans, Louisiana in Co. G of the 10th USCT heavy artillery. Promoted to sergeant. Mustered out at Baton Rouge in 1867.

Lived in 1880 in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia:
Occupation: Waiter In Hotel
Name Age
James Willis 50
Levina Willis 55
Charles Smith 25
Mary Smith 19
James Smith 18

Lewis Willis
2. Lewis Willis – age 42 and a 5’7.5” carpenter. In 1863, he enlisted at Lake Providence, Louisiana in Co. B of the 47th USCT infantry regiment. Detailed as carpenter. He was discharged on account of lameness fron varicose veins and other conditions at Vicksburg, Miss. September, 1863.

Lived in 1870 in Smith Mills, Kentucky:
Household Members:
Name Age
Lewis Willis 50
Hannah Willis 35
Harry Willis 20
Mary A Willis 16
Lewis Willis 12
Belle Willis 4
John Willis 6/12

3. Benjamin Fisher – Lake Providence, Louisiana (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

Philip (Philips) Johnson
4. Philip (Philips) Johnson – age 23 and a 5’7” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Goodrich’s Landing, Louisiana Co. I of the 48th USCT; took part in the engagement at Coleman’s Cross Roads, July 4, 1864; siege at Blakely, Alabama, April, 1865. Mustered out in 1866 Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Lived in 1870 in Pine Top, Middlesex County, Virginia:
Name Age
Phillip Johnson 30
Jane Johnson 20
Lulie Johnson 1
Ariana Banks 10

James Williams
5. James Williams – born at Charlestown, age 19 and a 5’4” “yellow”-complexioned laborer. In 1864, he joined at New Orleans Co. K of the 4th USCT Colored Cavalry. Promoted to corporal, then sergeant, August, 1864. Mustered out in 1866 at New Orleans.

Lived in 1870 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama:
Occupation: domestic servant
Name Age
Laura Fitch 50
James Williams 25
Emeline Williams 27

Enlisting in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and other locations in Pennsylvania:

1. Joseph Polk Sedgwick – Philadelphia (See No. 1 “Died”)

William Riley
2. William Riley – born at Charlestown, age 20 and a 5’6” waiter. In 1864, he joined at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Co. E of the 41st USCT infantry regiment. On October 12, 1864 and again on November 25, 1864 in Philadelphia, he deserted.

Lived in 1870 in Milam, Texas:
Name Age
William Riley 26
Susan Riley 30
William Riley 2
Soloman Riley 18
Harriett Riley 9m

3. William Edwards – Philadelphia (See No. 1 “Died”)

4. Dennis (Demis) Holly – Carlisle (See No. 1 “Died)

Henry Hunter
5. Henry Hunter – age 27 and a 5’4” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Co. G of the 41st USCT infantry regiment; suffered “a disability” and was discharged in 1865 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lived in 1870 in Panola, Mississippi:
Name Age
Henry Hunter 33
Annie Hunter 13
Manning Hunter 10
Thom Hunter 4
Eliza Hunter 9

George Cousins
6. George Cousins – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 23 and a 5’11.5” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Frankfort, Pennsylvania Co. D of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas October, 1863.

Lived in 1860 in Henrico County, Virginia:
Name Age
Fanny Cousins 85
George Cousins 19
William Cousins 12
Jane Cousins 10

7. John Williams – Philadelphia (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

8. John W. Welcome – Philadelphia (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

William Washington
9. William H. Washington – age 30 and a 5’9” laborer. In 1864, he enlisted at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania in Co. B the 32nd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Lived in 1890 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:
Name Age
William H Washington 58
Ellen Washington 50
Elija Washington 33
Iza Washington 19
Susana Barnes 30
Robert C Barnes 28
Annie Golden 45
Alexander Golden 20
Rosetta Golden 16
Holly Hawkins 18

Zechariah Lawson
10. Zechariah Lawson – age 33 and a 5’6.75” laborer. In 1865, he joined at Pittsburgh Co. C of the 24th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Richmond, Virginia.

Lived in 1870 in Pittsburgh:
Household Members:
Name Age
Zach Lawson 38
Lucy Lawson 37
Emily Lawson 8

Owen Rouband
11. Owen Rouband – age 31 and a 5’5” light-skinned laborer. In 1865, he joined at Lancaster, Pennsylvania Co. K of the 24th USCT infantry regiment. No additional record.

James Green
12. James Green – age 23 and a 5’6” laborer. In 1864, he enlisted at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Co. K of the 41st USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Joseph H. Goins
13. Joseph H. Goins (sailor) – born in Charlestown, age 23, mulatto-complexioned, 5’3” barber. In 1863, he enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rated a landsman, served on the Santee

14. Randolph Thornton – Philadelphia (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

Daniel Mason
15. Daniel Mason – age 28 and a 5’8” barber. In 1864, he joined at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Co. K of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. Detailed as brigade cattle guard. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Lived in 1910 at Piedmont, West Virginia:
Name Age
James H Stewart 41
Emma Stewart 40
Harry J Stewart 19
Mary M Stewart 16
Leslie M Stewart 10
Fanchion S Stewart 7
Isabel F Stewart 5
James W Stewart 3
Robert J Gardener 22
Ethel C Gardener 21
Daniel Mason 73
Harriott E Mason 68

John W. Washington
16. John W. Washington – age 38 and a 5’10.5” farmer with “yellow” complexion. In late 1863, he enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. in Co. D of the 22nd USCT infantry regiment. In late 1865, he was discharged. He died 1886, and was buried Hickory Grove Cemetery in Waverly, Pennsylvania.

Nathan Jones
17. Nathan Jones – age 24 and a 5’4” laborer. In 1864 he joined at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Co. I of the 22nd USCT infantry regiment. Absent without leave in 1864. In 1865, he was mustered out in Brownsville, Texas.

Lived in 1870 in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama:
Name Age
Angeline Bird 30
Nathan Jones 30
Andrew Barnes 39
Dillsy Barnes 34
Anna Barnes 15
Emma Barnes 13
Adler Barnes 11

Joseph Jones
18. Joseph Jones – born at Charlestown, age 20 and a 5’7.5” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Co. A of the 22nd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Lived in 1880 in Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia:
Occupation: Day Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Jones 36
Martha S. Jones 35
David Jones 10
Edward Jones 2

Absalom Arter
19. Absalom Arter – born at Charlestown, age 18 and a 5’4.75” “yellow”-complexioned, “hazel”-eye laborer. In 1863, he joined at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Co. H of the 22nd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Lived in 1880 in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
Absolom E. Arter 46
Henrietta Arter 23
Harriet B. Arter 10
Laton K. Arter 8
Charles A. Arter 2
Anna M. Arter 1

Enlisted in Baltimore, Ellicott Mills and other Maryland locations:

1. George W. Harris – Baltimore, Maryland (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

John Bosley
2. John Bosley – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 19 and a 5’10.5” laborer. In 1865, he joined at Ellicott Mills, Maryland Co. K of the 7th USCT infantry regiment. Detached as guard at ammunition train, 1865. Mustered out at Indianola, Texas October, 1866.

Lived in 1880 in Jefferson, Marion County, Texas:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
John Bosley 34
Elouise Bosley 33
George Bosley 14

Harry (Henry) Dorsey
3. Harry (Henry) Dorsey – age 29 and a 5’6.5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Ellicott Mills, Maryland Co. D of the 28th USCT infantry regiment.

Lived in 1880 in Washington, District of Columbia:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Dorsey 44
Anna Dorsey 38
Christina Dorsey 17

William Miner
4. William Miner – age 26 and a 5’10” farmer with a “copper” complexion. In 1865, he joined at Baltimore, Maryland Co. I of the 38th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out at Brazos Santiago, Texas in 1866.

Lived in 1880 at Temperance, Virginia:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
William Miner 40
Louisa Miner 38
Anna Miner 15
Willie Miner 14
Emmer Miner 12
Susan Miner 10
William Miner 4
Charles Miner 2
Millia Miner 58

Henry Washington
5. Henry Washington – age 17 and a 5’5” laborer. In 1863, he enlisted at Baltimore, Maryland in Co. A, 4th USCT infantry regiment. On daily duty as company cook and then brigade teamster. Sick in hospital New Berne, North Carolina.

Lived in 1880 in Osburn, Jefferson County, West Virginia:
Name Age
Henry Washington 34
M. L. Washington 33
Walter Washington 17
Ema Washington 10
Maria Washington 7
S. B. Washington 2
Matel. Washington 3m
Harriot Rust 50
John Jackson 50

6. William Spellman – Frederick, Maryland (See No. 4 Retired in Jefferson County)

7. Charles Williams – Baltimore (See No. 1 “Died”)

8. Thomas J. Devonshire – Frederick, Maryland (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

Those who enlisted in New York City or other locations in New York State:

George W Shorts
1. George W. Shorts – born at Harpers Ferry, age 19 and a 5’6” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Rikers Island, New York Co. F of the 26th USCT infantry regiment. Fought at Bloody Bridge, Johns Island, South Carolina July 4, 1864. From May-June, 1865 on daily duty as teamster at Beaufort, South Carolina. Mustered out in 1865 at Hilton Head.

Lived in 1900 in Middle River, Augusta County, Virginia:
Occupation: stone quarry
Household Members:
Name Age
George W Shorts 51
Eliza E Shorts 45
Henry W Shorts 21
Charles E Shorts 18
Nellie L Shorts 16
Theodore Shorts 14
James W Shorts 10
William Shorts 8
Jessie Shorts 5

Charles Harrison
2. Charles Harrison – born at Charlestown, age 20, In 1864, he joined at Rikers Island, New York Co. F in the 26th USCT infantry regiment. July, 1864 – on picket at Parris Island, South Carolina. In July, 1865 – ambulance driver. Mustered out in 1865 at Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Lived in 1870 in Norfolk Ward 3, Norfolk County, Virginia:
Name Age
Lawrence Harrison 55
Milly Harrison 50
Charles N Harrison 25
Wm H Harrison 21
Wm Oden 26
Nancy Oden 25
Jimm Harris 40
Hannah Harris 35
Catherine Wamley 35
Lizzie Wamley 30
Martha Wamley 25
William Wamley 13
Charlotte Harris 21
Laura Janes 15
Betsey Bishop 60

3. John Doliver (Deliver) – Oswego, New York (See No. 1 “Died”)

Arnold Freeman
4. Arnold Freeman – age 38 and a 5’11 3/4” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Farmville, New York Co. C of the 6th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out at Wilmington, North Carolina in 1865.

William Smith
5. William Smith – age 18 and a 5’2.5” laborer. In 1863, he joined at Brooklyn, New York Co. G of the 20th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana.

Peter Washington
6. Peter Washington – age 18 and a 5’9” steward. In 1864, he enlisted at Porter (Potter) Town, New York in Co. K of the 20th USCT infantry regiment. Discharged from Corps d’Afrique August 21, 1865 at New Orleans due to a disability.

Lived in 1890 at Potomac, Virginia. – 1890 Veterans Schedule

1. Thomas Moore – Athens, Ohio (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

Jethrow Davison (Danson)
2. Jethrow Davison (Danson) – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 25 and a 5’9.5” blacksmith. In 1864, he joined at Columbus, Ohio Co. A of the 27th USCT infantry regiment. March-April, 1865 sick in hospital. Mustered out at Smithville, North Carolina September, 1865.

James Sheldon
3. James Sheldon – born at Charlestown, age 22 and a 5’8.5” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Cincinnati, Ohio Co. E of the 5th USCT Colored Cavalry. Mustered out in 1866 at Helena, Arkansas.

4. William Paine (Payne) – Ross County, Ohio (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

Mathew Grant
5. Mathew Grant – born at Charlestown, age 20 and a 5’7” laborer, he joined at Delaware, Ohio Co. I of the 5th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in North Carolina in 1865.

Lived in 1870 in El Paso, Texas in garrison:

James Gatewood
6. James Gatewood – born at Charlestown, age 24 and a 5’6” “mulatto” tobacconist. In 1864, he joined at Cincinnati, Ohio Co. G of the 44th USCT infantry regiment. No records after September, 1864.

Lived in 1870 in Stevensville, King and Queen County, Virginia:
Name Age
James Gatewood 27
Lucy Gatewood 26
Alice Gatewood 6
Charles Gatewood 2
Parthena Gatewood 9/12
Easter Cotman 61

Alberter (Albert) Freeman
7. Alberter (Albert) Freeman – age 19 and a 5’5” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Marietta, Ohio Co. G of the 27th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out at Smithville, North Carolina in September, 1865.

Lived in 1870 in Franklin, Monroe County, Ohio:
Name Age
Harvey Curtis 55
Ellmona Curtis 29
John W Curtis 16
Hammie Curtis 9
Rosetta Curtis 7
Ossie Curtis 6
Columbus Curtis 4
Albert Freeman 25

Nimrod Freeman
8. Nimrod Freeman – age 26 and a 5’9” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Columbus, Ohio Co. C of the 27th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Smithville, North Carolina.

George Stanley
9. George Stanley – age 21 and a 5’8” mulatto laborer. In 1864, he joined at Sandusky, Ohio Co. C of the 27th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Smithville, North Carolina.

10. Charles Wheeler – Cuyahoga, County, Ohio (See No. 1 “Died”)

Barnett Quales
1. Barnett Quales – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 20 and a 5’9” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Camp Casey, Virginia Co. H of the 29th USCT infantry regiment. On detached service to work on military telegraph in 1865. Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas in 1865.

2. John Henry Thomas – Camp Casey, Virginia (See No. 5 Special Case)

William Rideout
3. William Rideout (Reidout) (Ridout) – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 18 and a 5’8” waiter. In 1863, he joined at Camp Casey, Virginia Co. C the 2nd USCT infantry regiment. Promoted to sergeant. Mustered out 1866 at Key West, Florida.

4. Frank Walker – Masons Island, Virginia (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

James R. Furguson
5. James R. Furguson (Ferguson) (Fergerson) – age 21 and a 5’8” mulatto-complexioned blacksmith. In 1863, he joined at Masons Island, Virginia Co. I of the 1st USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Roanoke Island, North Carolina.

Lived in 1870 in Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle County, Virginia:
Name Age
James Ferguson 29
Katie Ferguson 7
Thomas Ferguson 5
James C Ferguson 1/12

Joseph White
6. Joseph White – age 23 and a 5’4” laborer. In 1864, he enlisted at Waterford, Virginia in Co. K of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment; appointed corporal In June, 1864. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Enlisted in Indianapolis and other locations in Indiana:

Luke Burrows
1. Luke Burrows – age 22 and 5’9.5” “yellow”-complexioned laborer. In 1865, he joined at Indianapolis, Indiana Co. B of the 28th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865, from hospital at Indianapolis, Indiana.

2. Albert Cook – Jeffersonville, Indiana (See No. 1 “Died”)

3. Jacob Burrows (Burrous) – Indianapolis, Indiana (See No. 1 “Died”)

Thompson Burrs (Burns)
4. Thompson Burrs (Burns) – age 35 and 5’6” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Indianapolis, Indiana the 28th USCT infantry regiment. He was mustered out in May of 1865 in Indiana.

Other locations where members of the USCT enlisted:

1. Henry Robinson (Robison) – Cairo, Illinois ( See No.1 “Died”)

2. Tom McCarty – at Union, Kentucky (See No.1 “Died”)

3. Ambrose C. Jackson – Morristown, New Jersey (See No.1 “Died”)

4. Charles Bentley – New Haven, Connecticut (See No. 1 “Died”)

Frank Hill
5. Frank Hill – born at Charlestown, age 23 and a 5’7” recruit. In 1863, he joined at New Bern, North Carolina Co. A of the 2nd USCT Colored Cavalry. Promoted to sergeant in 1864. Mustered out in Brazos Santiago, Texas in 1866.

Lived in 1880 in Travis, Texas:
Occupation: Farm Hand
Household Members:
Name Age
Jno. W. Hill 57
Barbara Hill 56
Clara Hill 23
Mary L. Hill 21
Ella Hill 21
Emma Hill 18
Frank Hill 40
Moses Hill 30

6. Richard Burke – Ridgeway, WV. (See No. 2 “Wounded”)

Abram Burris
7. Abram Burris – age 33 and a 5’7” laborer, In 1864, he joined at Union, Kentucky Co. H of the 8th USCT heavy artillery. Died in hospital at Indianola, Texas August, 1865

Tom (Toney) King
8. Tom (Toney) King – age 25 and a 5’4.5” farmer. In 1865, he joined at Montgomery, Alabama Co. H of the 50th USCT infantry regiment. In 1866, he mustered out at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Lived in 1880 at Vernon, Dallas County, Alabama:
Occupation: Farm Hand
Household Members:
Name Age
Tom King 40
Mary King 30
Luvenia King 10
Joel King 8

Robert Powell
9. Robert Powell – age 27 and a 5’7.5” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Macon, Missouri Co. C of the 18th USCT infantry regiment and was promoted to corporal. Mustered out in 1866 at Huntsville, Alabama.

Alexander Ransom (Ranson)
10. Alexander Ransom (Ranson) – age 32 and a farmer with hazel eyes and standing 5’6.5”. In 1865, he joined at Huntsville, Alabama Co. E of the 9th USCT heavy artillery. He was detailed as the company cook.

Jessie S. Smith
11. Jessie S. Smith – age 30, very light complexion and 5’8.5” tall. In 1863, he joined at New Berne, North Carolina Co. G of the 35th USCT infantry regiment and was promoted to first sergeant in 1863. Saw action at Henry Hill, South Carolina in 1864.

12. James Williams – Wilmington, North Carolina (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

13. George Williams – Rome, Georgia (See No. 4 Retired to Jefferson County)

Tecumsia (Tecumseh) McDonald
14. Tecumsia (Tecumseh) McDonald – age 24 and a 5’6” teamster. In 1865, he joined at Savannah, Georgia Co. F of the 33rd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1866 at Charleston, South Carolina.

15. Daniel H. Bird – Wheeling, Virginia (See No. 1 “Died”) (“The First West Virginia Infantry.” (1996). West Virginia Archives and History. Vol. 55. pp. 41-94.)

Jordan Brown
16. Jordan Brown – age 24 and a 5’10” farmer. In 1863, he joined at Pine Bluff, Arkansas Co. I of the 54th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas, September, 1866.

Lived in 1870 in Totaro, Brunswick County, Virginia:
Name Age
Jordan Brown 30
Jesse Brown 8
Ellen Brown 5

NO. 4 – THOSE WHO SURVIVED THE WAR AND RETURNED TO LIVE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA AS REFLECTED IN THE CENSUS RECORD:

John Williams
1. John Williams – age 30 and a 5’3.5” tailor. In 1864, he enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Co. E of the 43rd USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

Lived in 1870 at Chapline, Jefferson County, West Virginia:
Name Age
Thomas Osborne 52
Abby G Osborne 46
Thomas F Osborne 16
Helen J Osborne 14
Harris C Osborne 12
Ida P Osborne 9
Annie Osborne 3
Ann Mason 16 B domestic servant
Thomas Mitchell 18 B farm laborer
John Williams 25 B farm laborer

John W. Welcome
2. John W. Welcome – age 18 and a 5’6” barber. In 1863, he enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Co. E of the 3rd USCT infantry regiment. In April, 1865 in Jacksonville, Florida, he was released from a month of confinement because no charges were filed and his superior described him as “an excellent” soldier.

Lived in 1900 at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia:
Name Age
John W Welcome 56
Annie Welcome 18

Randolph Thornton
3. Randolph Thornton – age 23 and a light-skinned, 5’5” farmer, In 1863, he enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Co. C of the 3rd USCT, infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Jacksonville, Florida.

Lived in 1880 in Charlestown, West Virginia:
Occupation: Keeping House
Household Members:
Name Age
Randolph Thornton 50
Marier Thornton 40
Hanniah Thornton 14
Sameul Thornton 12
John H. Thornton 8
Gertrude Thornton 2

4. Thomas J. Devonshire (See No. 2. – “Wounded”)

George Johnson
5. George Johnson – age 18 and a 5’3” farmer. In 1864, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. C of the 49th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out 1866 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Lived in 1870 in Averill, Jefferson County, West Virginia:
Name Age
Berley S Mcintire 34
Agnes J Mcintire 23
Effie M Mcintire 5
Harry Mcintire 2
Mary Mcintire 1
John C Betner 25
George Johnson 24 farm laborer

Thomas Frame
6. Thomas Frame – age 44 and a 5’7” “herdsman” with “hazel”-colored eyes, he joined at Vicksburg, Mississippi Co. B of the 50th USCT infantry regiment, was promoted to sergeant. Mustered out in 1866 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Lived in 1890 in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia – 1890 Veterans Schedule.

Jasper Thompson
7. Jasper Thompson – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 20 and a 5’3” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Washington, D.C. Co. F of the 23rd USCT infantry regiment. Promoted to first sergeant February 3, 1865. On detached duty as an orderly July-August, 1864 at the regimental hospital. Promoted to corporal December, 1864. Promoted to first sergeant February, 1865. Mustered out at Brazos Santiago, Texas November, 1865.

Lived in 1880 Charlestown, Jefferson County, West Virginia:
Occupation: Labor
Name Age
Jasper Thompson 33
Dolley Thompson 31
Solimon Thompson 9
Marier Thompson 8
David Thompson 7
Louesia Thompson 1
Joseph Thompson 4
Sariah Thompson 6

George Williams
8. George Williams – age 19 and a 5’5” farmer. In 1864, he enlisted at Rome, Georgia in Co. K of the 44th USCT infantry regiment. Captured late, 1864 at Dalton, Georgia. He was a prisoner of war, escaped March, 1865. No record of discharge and $300 bounty still due him until official discharge in 1876 at Washington, D.C.

Lived in 1870 in Chapline Township, West Virginia:
Name Age
John A Marshall 40
Susan E Marshall 32
Robert E Marshall 2
Lela Marshall 1
George Williams 25 (B) laborer
Maria Blackburn 30 (B) domestic servant

James Williams
9. James Williams – age 19 and a 5’6” laborer. In 1863, he enlisted at Wilmington, North Carolina in Co. C of the 6th USCT infantry regiment. No additional records.

Lived in 1880 in Charlestown, West Virginia:
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
James Williams 33
Louisa Williams 40
Mary Ellen Williams 15
Maria Jane Williams 17
Elizabeth Williams 9
Robert Williams 7
Bettie Williams 1

William Paine (Payne)
10. William Paine (Payne) – born at Charlestown, age 26 and a 5’4” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Ross County, Ohio Co. E of the 27th USCT infantry regiment. Mustered out in 1865 at Smithville, North Carolina.

Lived in 1880 in Charlestown, Jefferson County, West Virginia:
Occupation: Works In Paper Mill

5. SPECIAL CASE:

John Henry Thomas – born at Harper’s Ferry, age 34. A 5’5.5” laborer. In 1864, he joined at Camp Casey, Virginia Co. K in the 34th USCT infantry regiment. October, 1865, he was imprisoned for two years under a general court martial for burglary in St. Augustine, Florida.