15 USCI

Meigs County – Rutland Township

1890 Census
Stephen Cobb, widow Jane, 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
George Patterson, 9 USCHA and 13 USCI
William Powell, 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
Edward Preston, 9 USCHA and 13 USCI
Samuel Robinson, 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
Woodson Vaughn, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
Benjamin Wanzer (Wanzo), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
Henry Wanzer (Wanzo), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
William Wanzer (Wanzo), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
Alpheus Warner, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI

Miles Cemetery
Edward Preston, 9 USCHA and 13 USCI
Woodson Vaughn, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI, died April 20, 1898
Alpheus Warner, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI

Union Ridge Cemetery
George Patterson, 9 USCHA and 13 USCI, died June 21, 1893
William Powell, 9 USCHA and 15 USCI, died March 26, 1897
Benjamin Wanzell (Wanzer, Wanso), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI, died August 14, 1893
Henry Wanzell (Wanzer, Wanzo), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI, died June 11, 1914
William Wanzo (Wanzer), 9 USCHA and 15 USCI, died October 17, 1927

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

Meigs County – Pomeroy

1890 Census
William Faniel, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
Daniel Jackson, 5 USCI
George Miller, 9 USCHA and 15 USCI
Rufus Mitchell, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
Charles N. Scott, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
James W. Smith, 41 USCI
Charles G. Starks, 5 USCI

Beech Grove Cemetery
George Miller, 9 USCHA, died January 16, 1917

Negro Cemetery
Daniel Jackson, 5 USCI, died December 20, 1890

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

Meigs County – Middleport

1890 Census
George W. Evans, 15 USCI
James H. Guthrie, 27 USCI
Summer Moss, 9 USCHA
Stephen Newby, 5 USCI
Jerry Simmons, 27 USCI
Alexander Stewart, 5 USCI

Hill Cemetery
Green Leftridge, 9 USCHA, died 1889

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

Pike County – Jackson Township

1890 Census
Elias Brown, 27 USCI
Joseph Clark, 27 USCI
Joseph Cole, 5 USCI  (marked 27 USCI)
John Davis,  5 USCI
George Hale, 5 USCI
Andrew J. Harris, 5 USCHA
Hampton Johnston, 5 USCHA
George Mann, 27 USCI
Silas P Newman, 42 USCI
Thomas Valentine, 100 USCI and 9 USCHA
Jeremiah W. Walker, 5 USCHA
Samuel White, 27 USCI

Haynes Cemetery
Alex Napper, 27 USCI, died April 5, 1864, at Camp Delaware
Jeremiah Wilson Walker, 5 USCHA, died July 1900

Mount Sinai Cemetery
Joseph Cole, 5 USCI (marked 27), died February 6, 1924
Hampton Johnson, 5 USCHA, died 1905
George Mann, 27 USCI
Thomas Valentine, 100 USCI and 9 USCHA, died February 23, 1911
Paschal Wingo, 15 USCI and 42 USCI, died March 18, 1910

You can look at the names of the other Black Civil War soldiers, sailors, and veterans
from Pike 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