Black Confederate Count

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  • Description Negro, Black, Mullato, Colored
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The rules are simple.
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Jack Thomas, 1st & 5th east Tennessee Cavalry. KIA in March, 1862.

https://civilwartalk.com/threads/bl...rs-said-1861-1865.129911/page-48#post-1483573

This man is listed in the census as "Black". In the future do those listed as "mulatto" count ?
 

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Walter C. Whittle : A 46 year-old Barber And Musician. 5' 11", dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair. Enlisted and mustered on 4/23/1861, as a Private, into "B" Co. VA 4th Cavalry. He was discharged for overage on 7/23/1862.

Household is headed by a 70 year-old Rebecca Jackson. (Perhaps Walter's mother-in-law) ? Also Rebecca Whittle age 19, and 1 year-old Arabella Whittle. I failed to locate him in 1860.

Name Walter Whittle
Event Type Census
Event Year 1850
Event Place Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States
Gender Male
Age 22 (estimated)
Occupation Barber
Race Mulatto
Race (Original) M
Birth Year (Estimated) 1828
Birthplace Virginia
House Number 1304

His discharge from the Confederate Army :

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Pvt. Hawkins Wesley Carter of the 46th NC Troops served for the entire war in various capacities. According to Carter’s 1927 Confederate pension application, he “threw up breast works, worked on the railroad, cooked, waited on white soldiers, and fought seven days at the 1864 Wilderness Campaign in Virginia. No service file.

Hawkins Carter
United States Census, 1860
Name Hawkins Carter
Event Type Census
Event Date 1860
Event Place Warren, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 54
Race Mulatto
Race (Original) Mulatto
Birth Year (Estimated) 1806
Birthplace Warren Co North Carolina
Page 70

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So am I to assume that Hawkins Carter never enlisted? Carter should be honored as a civilian who served with the 46th NC Troops, but are we suppose to believe he was a soldier?
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Pvt. Hawkins Wesley Carter of the 46th NC Troops served for the entire war in various capacities. According to Carter’s 1927 Confederate pension application, he “threw up breast works, worked on the railroad, cooked, waited on white soldiers, and fought seven days at the 1864 Wilderness Campaign in Virginia. No service file.

Hawkins Carter
United States Census, 1860
Name Hawkins Carter
Event Type Census
Event Date 1860
Event Place Warren, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 54
Race Mulatto
Race (Original) Mulatto
Birth Year (Estimated) 1806
Birthplace Warren Co North Carolina
Page 70

View attachment 175593
Thanks for posting this and other documents.
Mr. Carter certainly deserved recognition for his service. But his application says "we fought 7 days", referring it appears to his unit and after name of his unit the handwritten words "as servant" are used. Is there any other evidence available to show that he personally fought?
 
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Thanks for posting this and other documents.
Mr. Carter certainly deserved recognition for his service. But his application says "we fought 7 days", referring it appears to his unit and after name of his unit the handwritten words "as servant" are used. Is there any other evidence available to show that he personally fought?
This thread is for strictly enumerating.
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Charles Lutz fought at 1st Bull Run, Gaines Mill, and Fredericksburg . He was captured and paroled during the Chancellorsville campaign. He returned in time to fight at 2nd Winchester. He received a serious arm wound and was again captured at Gettysburg. Paroled and sent home to recover, he lost his other arm to amputation . Received a pension in 1900.

Charles F C Lutz
United States Census, 1860
Name Charles F C Lutz
Event Type Census
Event Date 1860
Event Place St Landry, Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Gender Male
Age 20
Race Mulatto
Race (Original) Mulatto
Birth Year (Estimated) 1840
Birthplace St Landry
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Charles Lutz left in PA.jpg




Page one of his pension application :

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Arthur Read
United States Census, 1860
Name Arthur Read
Event Type Census
Event Date 1860
Event Place Edgecomb, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 16
Race Black
Race (Original) Black
Birth Year (Estimated) 1844
Page 170

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So Arthur Reed was enlisted only as a cook not a soldier as per the enlistment card?
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Mulatto

Private Hilery Braddy, Company A, 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters

Appears in the 1850 Warren County, Georgia Census living with his father Cullen Braddy. All people in the household are white except for Hilery and his younger sister Artilla who are lised as Mulatto. Family states that Hilery was the son of Cullen Braddy and an unknown black woman. I don't have fold 3 so I can't post his service record but someone else can look up his service record if interested, he certainly was a soldier. He was admitted to a hispital in Westpoint Mississippi in January 1865 suffering from a contusion...probably a wound suffered at the Battle of Nashville. In 1860, 1870 and 1880, HIlery is living in Glascock County Georgia...all those censues but one list him as Mulatto. Again don't have fold three but all information I provided can be looked up easily.
 

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Text Requirments. You type I read and enter. Do not expect me to decipher a picture or read a webpage for the information.
  • 1 person per post.
  • Name
  • Rank
  • Description Negro, Black, Mullato, Colored
  • Unit Name
  • Type of evidence Roster, Muster roll, CSR, Parole paper, pension.
  • Combatants and non-Combatants.
Evidence
  • Picture or link to information.
Thanks for the help.
 



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