12 USCI

Putnam County – Jennings Township

1880 Census
Andrew Sutton, 12 USCI

1890 Census
Andrew Sutton, 12 USCI

Died in Jennings Township
Andrew Sutton, 12 USCI, died December 7, 1887

You can look at the names of the other Black Civil War soldiers, sailors, and veterans
from Putnam County, or you can view the Ohio county pages to find African Americans
who served from or lived in the state.… Read more

Tuscarawas County – Uhrichsville

Enlisted in Uhrichsville
Charles Blanchard, substitute, 27 USCI, May 16, 1864
James A. Grayson, substitute, 27 USCI, August 30, 1864
Townsend Jackson, 12 USCI, August 25, 1864
Richard Newman, drafted, 27 and 23 USCI, June 23, 1864
John Rydout, 27 USCI, August 30, 1864
Alfred Stuart, 27 USCI, August 30, 1864
James H. Tapsico, 5 USCI, August 25, 1864
Cornelius West, 27 USCI, March 21, 1864

Union Cemetery
Joseph Johnson, 4 USCI, died April 1914

You can look at the names of the other Black Civil War soldiers, sailors, and veterans
from Tuscarawas County, or you can view the Ohio county pages to find African Americans
who served from or lived in the state.… Read more

Black Veterans at the Ohio Soldier’s and Sailors’ Home

After the Civil War, African Americans who served in the United States Colored Troops and the United States Navy could apply to reside in both federal and state soldiers’ and sailors’ homes. Below is the list of Black veterans who were admitted to the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home in Sandusky, Ohio, between November 1888 and August 1919.

Cottage I, from Souvenir Book of Views: Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, Sandusky, O.
Sandusky Star-Journal,
July 13, 1901

You can view the admission records on Family Search, “Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919.” This collection of images comes from 20 volumes that include the records of the first 10,000 residents of the Home.… Read more