Columbiana County – Salem

Lived in Salem during the Civil War
Joseph Peterson, 4 USCI, 1860 Census, Perry Township
Hospital ticket for Joseph Peterson, 4 USCI

1890 Census
Wilson Lacy, 100 USCI
Joseph Peterson, 4 USCI
Clayton Ragan, 22 USCI

Hope Cemetery
Elias Dunmore, 17 USCI, died August 24, 1900
Joseph (Josiah) Dunmore, 17 USCI
Wilson Lacy, 100 USCI, 1905
John Lewis, 5 USCI
Cyrus C. May, 22 USCI, died February 9, 1904
Wesley Williams, 27 USCI, died June 22, 1890

Grandview Cemetery
Joseph Peterson, 4 USCI, died June 23, 1904

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

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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

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