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United States Colored Troops, no. 11.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Alfred Bailey. Co. A, 14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Reg’t. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 24 years; height, 5 feet 10 inches; complexion, light; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 2 Aug 1864; where, New Bern; by whom: W.H. Wrigley; term, 3 years. Remarks: Appointed Corp, July 25, ‘65.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. George Boone. Co. C, 14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 40 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, light; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 1 Mar 1864; where, New Bern; by whom: Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

In the 1860 census of Hertford County: Geo. Boone, 38, wife Francis, 33, and Susan Boone, 11.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Giles Lewis. Co. C, 14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 20 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, light; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 1 Mar 1864; where, New Bern; by whom: Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

Giles A. Lewis. Died 18 June 1915, Ahoskie, Hertford County. Colored. Married. Farmer. Born February 1844 in Hertford County to Elby Lewis and Fannie Manly. Buried near Ahoskie. Informant, Devanie Lewis, Ahoskie.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Elvey Lewis. Co. C, 14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 21 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, light; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 1 Mar 1864; where, New Bern; by whom: Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

37 U.S.C.T. William Lewis. Co. B, 37 U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 26 years; height, 5 feet 10 1/2 inches; complexion, mulatto; eyes, hazel; hair, black; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 29 December 1863; where, Plymouth; by whom: Capt. H.L. Marvin; term, 3 years. Remarks: Mustered in January 30, 1864 at Norfolk, Va by Capt. J.R. Gould.

37 U.S.C.T. James Lewis. Co. B, 37 U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 24 years; height, 5 feet 8 1/2 inches; complexion, mulatto; eyes, d. hazel; hair, black; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 29 December 1863; where, Plymouth; by whom: Capt. H.L. Marvin; term, 3 years. Remarks: Mustered in January 30, 1864 at Norfolk, Va by Capt. J.R. Gould.

In the 1850 census of Southern District, Hertford County: Ebbe Lewis, 38, laborer, wife Francis, 32, and children William, 12, Alfred, 10, Elvey, 7, Jiles, 5, Martha, 1, and 87 year-old Alexander Saunders, laborer. 

United States Colored Troops, no. 10.

5 U.S.C.T. Perry Wyatt. Co. H, 5 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 23 years; height, 5 feet 9 3/4 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Hartford [Hertford] County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 16 June 1863; where, Circleville OH; term, 3 years. Remarks: Killed in front of Petersburg, Va., June 15, 1864.

In the 1850 census of Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio: Murphey Wyatt, 30, drayman, wife Rebecca, 26, and children James P., 11, William, 7, Mary J., 5, George, 4, and Julia Ann, 2. All born in NC except the youngest three children. In the 1860 census of Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio: Murphy Wyatt, 42, drayman, wife Rebecca, 40, and children James P., 20, William, 16, Mary J., 15, George, 13, Julia, 11, Jerry, 9, Amanda, 6, and Jonas, 5. Murphy, Rebecca and James were born in NC; the remaining children in Ohio.

14 H. Art’y.U.S.C.T. Lemuel Reynolds. Co. C, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 44 years; height, 5 feet 9 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation: mechanic. Enlistment: when, 1 March 1864; where, New Bern; by whom, Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

In the 1860 census of Hertford County: Lemuel Reynolds, 30, day laborer, wife Mary, 30, and Nancy Reynolds, 16.

37 U.S.C.T. Noah Manley. Co. T, 37 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 26 years; height, 5 feet 7 inches; complexion, brown; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hartford [Hertford] County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 24 January 1865; where, Fort Monroe VA; by whom, Lt. Munroe; term, 3 years. Remarks: mustered into service Feb 3 ’65 by Maj Morris Newport News, Va. credited to Rarkwright Delaware Co 19 Distr. NY.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Boone Nickins. Co. C, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 44 years; height, 6 feet 0 inches; complexion, light; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 1 March 1864; where, New Bern; by whom, Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

In the 1850 census of Southern District, Hertford County: Richard Wiggans, 18, laborer, Elizabeth Wiggans, 17, Sarah Wiggans, 3 months, and Boon Nickens, 24, laborer. In the 1860 census of Hertford County: Boon Nickins, 40, day laborer, wife Penny, 18, and children S.M., 4, and M.E., 3.

14 H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. Henry Kone. Co. C, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 30 years; height, 5 feet 6 inches; complexion, light; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Hertford County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 1 March 1863; where, New Bern; by whom, Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

In the 1850 census of Southern District, Hertford County: Arthur Reynolds, 44, farmer, wife Matilda, 44, Henry Cone, 17, laborer, and Asa Butler, 12. In the 1860 census of Hertford County: Henry Cone,24, field laborer, Elizabeth, 45, Wm., 15, and Charlotte Reynolds, 50.

Henry Kone. Military History: enlisted March 1, 1864, Hartford County NC; Pvt.; C 14 USC Hy Art; discharged Dec 11, 1865, Fort Macon; disability, bronchitis; contracted 1893 in NC. Domestic History: born NC, age 62, height 5 7; col’d; grey eyes, grey hair; cannot read or write; Protestant; farmer; resided Winton after discharge; married to Estella Kone, Winton. Died 17 Feb 1926, Hampton VA.

Historical Register of  National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, Records of Department of Veterans Affairs, National Archives.

2 Cav. U.S.C.T. William Bazill. Co. D, 2 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Cav. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 45 years; height, 5 feet 5 inches; complexion, light; eyes, blue; hair, dark; where born, Hertford, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 1 January 1864; where, Fort Monroe VA; by whom, Col. Cole; term, 3 years. Remarks: engaged in action at Suffolk, Va., Mch. 9th 1864.

United States Colored Troops, no. 9.

37 U.S.C.T. Edmond T. Jones. Co. T, 35 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 19 years; height, 5 feet 10 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Franklin County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 1 December  1863; where, Norfolk VA; by whom, A.P. Smith; term, 3 years. Remarks: free before April 19, 1861; mustered out Brazos, Santiago, Texas, 4 Feb 1866.

In the 1860 census of Galloways, Franklin County: Chesley Jones, 29, ditcher, wife Kersiah, 24, and children Georgianna, 7, Joshua, 6, Joseph, 5, Martha, 3, and Major, 2, plus Edmond Jones, 21, ditcher.

15 U.S.C.T. Ephraim Anderson. Co. D, 15 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 37 years; height, 5 feet 7 inches; complexion, light; eyes, blue; hair, dark; where born, Granville County, NC; occupation, carpenter. Enlistment: when, 29 September 1864; where, Columbus, Ohio; by whom, Capt. Ben. Nesbitt; term, 1 year.

In the 1860 census of Dutch, Granville County: Ephraim Aanderson, 32, day laborer, John Curtis, 35, day laborer, and Alex Mitchell, 25, farmer, in the household of Jesse Oakley, farmer.

15 U.S.C.T. Lindsey Anderson. Co. D, 15 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 30 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, hazel; hair, black; where born, Granville County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 29 September 1864; where, Columbus, Ohio; by whom, Lt. Wheaton; term, 1 year; remarks: mustered same as enlistment, discharged by reason of expiration of service 29 September 1865.

In the 1860 census of Oxford, Granville County: Linsey Anderson, 32, farmer, wife Polly, 25, and children Polly, 6, and Sarah, 4.

27 U.S.C.T. Thomas H. Evans. Co. D, 27 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 36 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Granville County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 27 February 1864; where, Delaware County, Ohio; by whom, G. St. Clair; term, 3 years; remarks: discharged 7 October 1864, mustered 8 March 1864 at Camp Delaware O by Capt. Bond.

In the 1860 census of Nutbush, Granville County: D. Stewart, 16, James Stewart, 8, Nancy Stewart, 6, Thomas Evans, 35, and D. A. Marrow, 26, all mulatto except Marrow, who was white. 

United States Colored Troops, no. 8.

37 U.S.C.T. Edward Hammonds. Co. T, 35 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 38 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, light; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Onslow County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 30 August 1864; where, New Bern; by whom, A.P. Smith; term, 3 years. Remarks: mustered into U.S. Service at New Bern by Capt. Wm. Sweet 30 Aug 1864, bounty paid $100, due $200.

In the 1850 census of Lower South West, Onslow County: Edward Hammons, 24, in the household of Owen Jarrett, farmer.

14 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. Thomas Hammonds. Co. D, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 38 years; height, 5 feet 9 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Onslow County, NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 23 May 1864; where, New Bern NC; by whom, Lt. Wheaton; term, 3 years.

In the 1850 census of Half Moon, Onslow County: Thomas Hammons, 55, wife Sena [no age], with Susan, 35, and Thomas Hammons, 24, Seana Littleton, 16, and Marthy White, 13.

2 Cav. U.S.C.T. Wilson Sawyer. Co. D, 2 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Cav. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 17 years; height, 5 feet 2 inches; complexion, black; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Camden County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 24 December 1863; where, Fort Monroe; by whom, Col. Cole; term, 3 years. Remarks: engaged in action at Suffolk, Virginia, March 9, near Peterburgh June 6, 12 and 18, 1864.

In the 1850 census of Camden County: Mary Sayer, 30, with children Pricilla, 7, and Wilson, 2.

35 U.S.C.T. George Archer. Co. E, 35 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 25 years; height, 5 feet 7 ½ inches; complexion, light; eyes, grey; hair, dark; where born, Hertford, NC; occupation, government laborer. Enlistment: when, 22 May 1863; where, Newbern NC; by whom, Capt. Crofts; term, 3 years. Remarks: died at Gov’t Hosptl No. 5, Jacksonville, Florida, 18 August 1864, of chronic rheumatism; final statement papers forwarded to Adjt Genl’s office, Washington DC, 23 August 1864.

In the 1850 census of Southern District, Hertford County: Levi Archer, 43, laborer, wife Lucinda, 31, and children George T., 11, West, 9, Elizabeth, 7, Assirah, 2, and Bartelmus, 0.

36 U.S.C.T. Calvin Bow. Co. C, 36 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 20 years; height, 5 feet 5 ½ inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Pasquotank County, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 13 June 1863; where, Roanoke Island NC; by whom, Lt. Shaw; term, 3 years. Remarks: mustered 28 Oct 1863 at Portsmouth, Virginia, by Lt. Horton; free on or about 19 April 1861; mustered out 13 June 1866 by reason of expiration of term of service at Brazos Santiago Texas.

In the 1850 census, Suttons Creek, Perquimans County: James Bow, 49, laborer, wife Penny, 35, and children Alfred, 18, Augustus, 15, Joshua, 12, Clarisa, 10, David, 8, Calvin, 6, and Timothy Bow, 1, and Isaiah Overton, 3 months.

11 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. Isiah Dove. Co. B, 11 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 23 years; height, 5 feet 5 ½ inches; complexion, dark; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Newbern, NC; occupation, seaman. Enlistment: when, 7 September 1863; where, Providence, Rhode Island; by whom, Capt. Simon; term, 3 years.

In the 1850 census of Craven County: Isaiah Dove, 22, laborer, wife Ann, 23, and son Levi, 3 months.

9 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. James R. Faithful. Co. E, 9 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 40 years; height, 5 feet 8 ¾ inches; complexion, dark; eyes, brown; hair, dark; where born, unknown NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 2 September 1864; where, Alliance, Ohio; by whom, Capt. Olliver; term, 1 year. 

United States Colored Troops, no. 7.

36 U.S.C.T. Nathan Dempsey. Co. C, 36 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 25 years; height, 5 feet 6 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Elizabeth City, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 10 November 1863; where, Norfolk VA.; by whom, Capt. Crofts; term, 3 years. Remarks: mustered 28 Dec 1863 at Fort Monroe VA by Lt. Horton.

36 U.S.C.T. Willis Dempsey. Co. C, 36 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 22 years; height, 5 feet 5 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Elizabeth City, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 11 December 1863; where, Portsmouth VA.; by whom, Lt. Gaskill; term, 3 years. Remarks: mustered 28 Dec 1863 at Fort Monroe VA by Lt. Horton; wounded in Deep Bottom Charge 29 Sept 1864; discharged the U.S. Service at Balfour Genl Hospl Portsmouth VA, 4 June 1865 on Smgs Cert of Dis; final statement given him by J.H. Frantz Asst Surg U.S.A. in charge.

In the 1850 census of Up River, Perquimans County: Willis Dempsey, 50, Martha, 35, Nathan, 9, and Willis Dempsey, 7.

36 U.S.C.T. Charles Spellman. Co. G, 36th Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 18 years; height, 5 feet 1 ½  inches; complexion, dark; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Camden Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 5 October 1863; where, Yorktown VA (mustered 28 October 1863, Portsmouth VA); by whom, Lt. J.N. North and Lt. Horton; term, 3 years.  Remarks: mustered out at New Orleans LA, 5 October 1866.

In the 1850 census of Pasquotank County: Millie Spellman, 50, with Jane, 16, Nixon, 8, and Charles Spellman, 6.

14 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. Morris White. Co. D, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 45 years; height, 6 feet 2 inches; complexion, light; eyes, grey; hair, black; where born, Onslow Co., NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 1 June 1864; where, New Berne; by whom, Lt. Wheaton and Maj. Kennedy; term, 3 years.

14 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. Edward White. Co. D, 14 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. U.S.C.T. appears on COmpany Descriptive Book of the organizaton named above. Description: age, 45 years; height, 5 feet 5 inches; complexion, light; eyes, grey; hair, black; where born, Onslow Co., NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, 1 June 1864; where, New Berne; by whom, Lt. Wheaton and Maj. Kennedy; term, 3 years.

In the 1850 census of Cypress Creek, Jones County: Morris White, 32, with children John, 6, and Mary, 3. In the 1860 census of Lower South West, Onslow: Morris White 38, wife Penelope, 30, and children Mary E., 13, and Edward White, 9, plus Charity Morgan, 58.

United States Colored Troops, no. 6.

27 U.S.C.T. Herbert Chavous. Co. A, 27th U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 18 years; height, 5 feet 8 1/2 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Granville Co., NC; occupation, labourer. Enlistment: when, 15 Jan 1864; where, Union County, Oh.; by whom, George St. Clair; term, 3 years.

In the 1860 census of Ledge of Rock, Granville County: Howard Chvis, 38, farmer, Harriet, 50, Luetta, 17, Herbert, 13, Ann, 11, and Ellen, 8.

9 H. Art’y U.S.C.T. Jaret Chavous. Co. D, 9th Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 43 years; height, 5 feet 3 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Chatham Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 3 September 1864; where, Columbus, O.; by whom, Capt. Wilcox; term, 1 years.

5 U.S.C.T. Asberry Toney. Co. F, 5 Reg’t U.S. Col’d H. Art’y. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 44 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, dark mulatto; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Halifax Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, 30 January 1865; where, Columbus, O.; by whom, Capt. Nesbit; term, 1 years.

In the 1860 census of Marion, Fayette County, Ohio: Abury Toney, 37, laborer, wife Martha, 30, and children J.O., 12, Narely, 4, J. Tilia, 1,  and Emma A., 1.  ALl but the youngest three children were born in NC.

United States Colored Troops, no. 5.

55 Inf. (Col’d) Mass. Jacob Ash. Co. K, 55 Reg’t Mass. Inf. (Col’d.) appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 23 years; height, 5 feet 3 inches; complexion, light; eyes, grey; hair, dark; where born, Halifax Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, June 6, [no year]; where, Readville, Mass.; by whom, Lt. Stimpson; term, 3 years. Remarks: “Letters to be directed to Emmanuel Ash, Big Run Station, Athens Co., O.”

4 U.S.C.T. Elijah Ash. Co. F, 4 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 20 years; height, 5 feet 5 inches; complexion, octoroon; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Halifax Co., NC; occupation, waiter. Enlistment: when, August 4, 1863; where, Baltimore; by whom, Col. W. Burney; term, 3 years.  Remarks: “Wounded in action before Petersburg Va June 15 1864.”

38 U.S.C.T. Bolden Flood. Co. D, 38 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 45 years; height, 5 feet 10 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, dark; hair, black; where born, Hertford Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, February 6, 1864; where, Newberne NC; by whom, Lt. S.M. Horton; term, 3 years.

23 U.S.C.T. Nicholas Pettiford. Co. F, 2 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 22 years; height, 5 feet 5 3/4 inches; complexion, yellow; eyes, brown; hair, dark; where born, Brandon NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, March 29, 1864; where, Washington; by whom, Capt. Sheetz; term, 3 years.

2 U.S.C.T. Daniel Locus. Co. G, 2 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Cav. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 40 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, dark; eyes, dark; hair, dark; where born, Wait [Wake?] Co., NC; occupation, laborer. Enlistment: when, January 10, 1864; where, Fort Munn; by whom, Col. G.W. Cole; term, 3 years. Remarks: “Deserted June 14, 1865 at Portsmouth Va”

 

United States Colored Troops, no. 3.

36 U.S.C.T. George W. Bowser. Co. F, 36 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 25 years; height, 5 feet 7 1/2 inches; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Currituck, NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, Aug. 26, 1863; where, Roanoke Is.; by whom, Lt. McClain; term, 3 years.  Remarks: “’Free’ on or before Apl 19-1861”

37 U.S.C.T. Spencer Bowser. Co. K, 37 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 28 years; height, 6 feet; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Tyrrel, NC; occupation, boatman. Enlistment: when, Sept. 2, 1864; where, Roanoke Isl., NC; by whom, G.M. Cleland; term, 3 years. Remarks: “Died Feb. 19 1865 at N.S. Hospital Ft. Monroe, Va.”

The 1860 census of Tyrrell County lists Linn Bowser, 45, with Spencer, 24, shingle maker, and George Bowser, 23, mariner. 

5 U.S.C.T. George Haithcock. Co. B, 5 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 23 years; height, 5 feet 7 1/2 inches; complexion, light; eyes, brown; hair, black; where born, Halifax Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, Aug. 11, 1864; where, Chillicothe, Oh.; by whom, H.J.L. Wilson; term, 1 year.

The 1850 census of Union County, Ohio, lists: Therogo Dempsey, 54, his wife Betsey, 45, and daughter Martha, 21, with Meredy, 25, William, 22, George, 10, and Eliza Haithcock,11.  All were born in NC and described as mulatto.

28 U.S.C.T. Gabriel Manuel. Co. F, 28 Reg’t U.S. Col’d Inf. appears on Company Descriptive Book of the organization named above. Description: age, 28 years; height, 6 feet 1 inch; complexion, black; eyes, black; hair, black; where born, Samson Co., NC; occupation, farmer. Enlistment: when, Feb. 16, 1865; where, Terehut [Terre Haute, Ind.]; by whom, Capt. Thompson; term, 1 year.

In the 1850 census of Sampson County: Ephraim Manuel, 54, wife Bythiney, 47, and children Nancy, 18, Emelia, 16, Gabriel, 9, Susan, 6, and John, 1, plus relative Emelia Manuel, 98.

United States Colored Troops, no. 2.

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.