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.