Research Counting the Confederate Service Records of Black and Mulatto Men

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Alfred Thomas
Musician/Private
"Colored"
Company K, 63rd Georgia Infantry
Captain Brook's Company (Terrell Light Artillery) Georgia
CSR, Freedmen's Bureau Hospital and Medical Records, Lincoln Hospital, Savannah, GA

Comments: Enlisted April 28, 1862 as Musician into Company B, Phoenix Battalion at Thunderbolt Battery, Chatham County, GA for 3 years or the war. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Mar/Apr 1862 as "Present." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Jan/Feb 1863 as "Discharged by Genl Mercer Jan 10 [1863]." Enlisted June 8, 1863 at Savannah, GA as Private into Captain Brook's Company (Terrell Light Artillery) Georgia. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated May/June 1863 as "Absent. On detached service at Camp Ashby." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated July/Aug 1864 as "Present. Present sick." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Sept/Oct 1864 as "Absent. Absent on surgeon's certificate 40 days from Sept 2, 1864." Admitted July 2, 1866 to Lincoln Freedmen's Bureau Hospital, Savannah GA; died at that Hospital of Congestive Fever in October 1866 <specific date not recorded.>
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Abram Ranger
Cook
Slave
Company B, 63rd Georgia Infantry
CSR

Comments: Enlisted October 31, 1862 "by consent of owner." Recorded as present on Company Muster Rolls dated Mar/April 1862 through Jan/Feb 1864. Receipt for clothing dated March 2, 1864.
Additional information for this man:

Age 60 in 1866. Admitted August 2, 1866 to Lincoln Freedmen's Bureau Hospital, Savannah, GA with "Chronic Diarrhea." Upon admission, listed his residence as Charleston, SC. Died of "Chronic Rheumatism" September 19, 1866.
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Daniel Shavers
Private
"mulatto" (census)
Company A, 48th North Carolina Infantry
CSR, Census

"Wounded at battle of Sharpsburg and left in hospital" (Battle of Sharpsburg, Md., September 17, 1862). Union records state that he was paroled, but he does not appear in any later records (including census records). He probably died of his wounds in the hospital.
Company A was organized of men from Union County, N.C.

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1860 Census
Union County, N.C.


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Oliver P. Perkins
Private
"mulatto" (census)
Company K ("Anacoco Rangers"), 19th Louisiana Infantry
CSR, Census

Captured at Missionary Ridge, Tenn., November 25, 1863. Exchanged March 1865.
Surrendered and paroled August 1865.

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1860 Census

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1870 Census

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Laborer - Fire man for Engine
Slave
New Orleans, Louisiana
CSR

Comments: Appears on a Confederate Reference Card indicating he was a "slave laborer" who worked as a "Fire man for engine" in New Orleans, Louisiana in March 1862.
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Joe Washington
Teamster
"Free Negro"
Georgetown, SC
CSR

Comments: Appears on a Confederate Reference Card indicating he was a "Free Negro" engaged as a Teamster at Georgetown, SC in October, 1863.
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Richard Jackson
Horseshoer (Farrier)
Slave
Staunton, VA
CSR

Comments: Appears on a Confederate Reference Card indicating he was a slave and worked as a horseshoer at Staunton, VA in September 1862.
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Here's one I haven't seen before.....
Evidently there were a number of men captured February 8, 1862, who were listed as servants; held aboard the Steamer S. R. Spaulding near Roanoke Island; and released at Elizabeth City, NC on February 21, 1862?
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Martin Lockley
Servant
Unspecified
Steamer S. R. Spaulding, Roanoke Island
CSR

Comments: Martin Lockley appears on a List of servants taken with the Prisoners of War by the forces of Gen'l A. E. Burnside on Roanoke Island, February 8, 1862. List dated Steamer S. R. Spaulding, off Roanoke Island, February 18, 1862. Servants released at Elizabeth City, NC Feb. 21, 1862. [Race inferred from servant classification by Union Army.]
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Osborn McManus
Conscript
"Free Negro"
Columbia, SC
CSR

Comments: Detailed as a laborer for the Commissary Department in Columbia, SC. Appears on a Report <undated> "of the negroes employed and the houses occupied by Captain J. D. Witherspoon, A. C. S., Columbia, SC." How employed: Laborer. Appears on a Confederate Reference Card indicating he was detailed to that duty in July 1864.


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Michael Mack
Private
Black or mulatto (specific racial designation not provided in Freedmen's Bureau record)
Way's Company, 1st (Olmstead's) Georgia Infantry
Company A, 18th Battalion Georgia Infantry
CSR & Freedmen's Bureau Land and Property Records, Argyle Island, Chatham County, Georgia, May 4, 1865.

Comments: Enlisted July 28, 1861 as a Private in Captain Charles H. Way's Company (Forest City Rangers), 1st (Olmstead's) Georgia Infantry at Tybee Island (Savannah), GA. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated July 18 to Aug 31, 1861 as "Present, In Hospital." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Sept 1 to Nov 18, 1861 as Present. Enlisted as a Private, April 12, 1862 at Savannah, GA, into Company A, 18th Battalion Georgia Infantry. Recorded as: "present" on Company Muster Rolls dated Mar/Apr 1862 through Nov/Dec 1862; "not stated" on CMR dated Jan/Feb 1863; "present on CMR dated Mar/Apr 1863; "Absent sick Aug 11/63" on CMR dated July/Aug 1863; "present" on CMR's dated Sept/Oct 1863 through July/Aug 1864. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Sept/Oct 1864 as "Deserted to the Enemy Chaffin's Farm Va Oct 11-64." Appears on a Register of oaths taken by rebel deserters, Headquarters Provost Marshall, Bermuda Hundred, Va. Where captured: "Dept. Hd. Qtrs" When captured: Oct 11, 1864. Remarks: "To go to New York." Appears in Freedmen's Bureau Land and Property Records, Argyle Island, Chatham County, Georgia, May 4, 1865. Records of the Register of land titles issued to freedmen Apr.-Sept. 1865; Unbound miscellaneous, page 24 as having 5 people in his family and receiving 1st Class Warrant No. 153 on May 4, 1865 for 20 acres of land on Argyle Island, Chatham County, GA.

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