United States Colored Troops, no. 2.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

27 U.S.C.T.  Britton Tann. Co. E, 27 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 28 years; height, 5 feet 10 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Hartford [sic] NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, Feb. 27, 1864; where, Ross Co., Oh.; by whom, C. Beery; term, 3 years.

5 U.S.C.T.  John E.H. Taborn. Co. E, 5 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 18 years; height, 5 feet 3 inches; complexion, mulatto; eyes, grey; hair, brown; where born, Granville Co., NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, July 26, 1863; where, Union Co., Oh.; by whom, unknown; term, 3 years.

5 U.S.C.T. Henderson Tabourn. Co. A, 5 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 41 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Orange Co., NC; occupation, cabinet maker. Enlistment: when, Sept. 1, 1864; where, Wooster, Oh.; by whom, [blank]; term, 1 year. Remarks: “wounded in action at Deep Bottom Va.”

36 U.S.C.T. Abel Archy. Co. G, 36 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 29 years; height, 5 feet 11 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Currituck Co., NC; occupation, laborer and boatman. Enlistment: when, Oct. 28, 1863; where, Norfolk, Va.; by whom, Cap. J.N. Croft; term, 3 years.  Remarks: “married mustered out at Brazos Santiago, Texas, Oct. 28, 1866.”

In the 1860 census of Moyock, Currituck County NC: Tabitha Archy, 50, with Mary, 29, Caleb, 17, and Abel Archy, 14, plus John Woodhouse, 3.