Research Counting the Confederate Service Records of Black and Mulatto Men

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William <Blank>
Laundress
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Company I, 19th Tennessee Infantry
CSR

Comments: Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated July/Aug 1864 as William <Blank> Remarks: "Laundress" [Race unspecified; inferred from assigned duty and absence of last name in records.]
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Wash Johnson
Private
Black
Company A, 28th Georgia Infantry
CSR, census

Comments: Enlisted September 10, 1861 at Camp Stephens, GA. Company A was organized at Washington County. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated February 28 to August 31, 1862 as "Present." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated July/Aug 1863 as "Home on wounded furlough." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Nov/Dec 1863 as "Present." Appears on Receipt Rolls for clothing issued January 24 and February 10, 1864. Enumerated on the 1870 US census for Augusta Ward 4, Richmond County, Georgia (about 50 miles from Washington County where the company was organized) as Washington Johnson, age 40, male, black.
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Sam Dickson
Boat Hand
Slave
Mount Pleasant, SC
CSR

Comments: Appears on Confederate Reference Cards indicating he was a slave, owned by G. W. Steffens, who worked as a Boat Hand at Mount Pleasant, SC in September and October 1864.

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Peter James
Sawyer
"Free Negro"
Ambulance Shops, Richmond, VA
CSR

Comments: Age 30. Appears on a List of men detailed, employed, and hired at C.S. Ambulance Shops, Richmond, Va. dated June 20, 1864. Remarks: "No written authority approved by QM Genl. Free Negro" Appears on a series of Confederate Reference Cards indicating he worked in Richmond, Va October - November 1863 and March 1864.
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Pendleton Isbell
Musician/Private
Black (census)
Company B, 3rd (Lillard's) Tennessee Mounted Infantry
CSR, census

Comments: Enlisted May 23, 1861 at Knoxville, TN. for 12 months. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Sept/Oct 1861 as Present. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Nov/Dec 1861 as "Present, Reenlisted Bounty due $50." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Jan/Feb 1862 as Present. Appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War paroled at Vicksburg, Miss, according to the terms of capitulation entered into by the commanding Generals of the United States and Confederate forces July 4, 1863. Paroled at Vicksburg July 10, 1863. Enumerated on the 1870 US census for District 2, Monroe County, TN as Penalton Isbel (mistranscribed as "Penalton *ad" but clearly "Isbel") age 45, male, black. [Race from census.]

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Primus <Blank>

Cook
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Co A 27th SC
(Gaillard's Regiment)
Enlisted March 24, 1862.
Edit: Having computer issues this morning. Please let me know if records are showing up. Primus has several cards.
 

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Charles Henry DeLyon
Musician
Mulatto
Company A, 1st Olmstead's Georgia Infantry
CSR, census

Comments: Enlisted August 10, 1861 at Savannah for 6 months. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Sept/Oct 1861 as present. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated Jan/Feb 1862 as Present. Reply to pension inquiry indicates that his name was Charles Henry DeLyon and that he was transferred to or enlisted in Company D, 63rd Georgia in August 1863. Enumerated on the 1870 US census for Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia as Charles DeLyons, age 36, male mulatto working as a servant in a hotel in Savannah. [Race from census.]
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Additional info for #109 https://civilwartalk.com/threads/black-confederate-count.142783/page-9#post-1756788
Henry Savally
Musician
Mulatto
Company B, 26th Georgia Infantry
CSR, census

Comments: Enlisted in 1861; date and place not stated. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated August 13 to October 31, 1861 as "present, musician." Enumerated on the 1850 US census for Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia as Henry Savally, age 20, male mulatto, occupation blacksmith.


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James Mack
Private
Black or mulatto [specific racial designation not listed in Freedmen's Bureau Land records]
Gordon's Company, 1st (Olmstead's) Georgia Infantry
Company B, 63rd Georgia Infantry
CSR, Freedmen's Bureau Land & Property Records

Comments: Enlisted April 9, 1862 at Thunderbolt, GA into Gordon's Company, 1st (Olmstead's) Georgia Infantry. Appears on a Bounty Pay and Receipt Roll <undated> indicating he received $50 bounty. Transferred to Company B, 63rd Georgia Infantry. Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated March/April 1862 as "present, has received no pay nor clothing money." Recorded on Company Muster Roll dated May/June 1862 as "discharged June 13, 1862 for physical disability." Appears in Freedmen's Bureau Land and Property Records, Chatham County, Georgia, July 31, 1865. Records of the Register of land titles issued to freedmen Apr.-Sept. 1865; Unbound miscellaneous, page 29 as James Mack (incorrectly transcribed as James "Mach") having 4 people in his family and to receive 20 acres of land in Chatham County, GA. [Black or mulatto. Specific racial designation not listed in Freedmen's Bureau Land records.]
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Rob Washington
Teamster
Slave
Supply Train, Quartermaster Department, Pickett's Division
CSR

Comments: Appears on a Receipt Roll for pay dated July 28, 1864 indicating he worked as a Teamster on the Supply Train of Pickett's Division for 24 months and 19 days, from June 11, 1862 to June 30, 1864. Rate of pay $40 a month. Appears on Receipt Rolls for clothing issued July 25, 1864 and December 3, 1864.
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