27 USCI

Harrison County – Cadiz

Born in Cadiz
Cornelius Lawson, c. 1842, enlisted as Cornelius West, 27 USCI

1890 Census
Fleming Christian, widow, 4 USCI
Henry B. Duling, 3 USCI
Levi Mitchell, 58 USCI
Samuel Tyler, 127 USCI

Cadiz Union Cemetery
Andrew J. Bolden, 127 USCI, died June 29, 1910
Fleming Christian, 4 USCI, died October 12, 1883
Henry B. Duling, 3 USCI, died August 1, 1912
Samuel Tyler, 127 USCI, died July 3, 1910

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

Born in Meigs County
John Crumbles, Navy, USS Exchange

Enlisted in Meigs County
David Archer, 27 USCI, August 22, 1864
Green Leftridge, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
Harrison Leftridge, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
John W. Newlin, 27 USCI, August 22, 1864

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

“Mr. Qualls, who is a one armed veteran…colored citizen”

James Qualls, 27th United States Colored Troops
Athens Messenger, May 9, 1889

James H. Qualls, the soldier

In late October 1864, the men in the 27th United States Colored Infantry (USCI) participated in their second battle while serving in the Army of the Potomac’s IX Corps. Both Col. Albert M. Blackman and Lt. Col. John W. Donnellan were injured on the first day of fighting along Boydton Plank Road in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia (October 27-28, 1864). Fifteen soldiers from the regiment were killed or wounded, including seventeen-year-old James H. Qualls from Jackson County, Ohio.

Qualls enlisted at Berlin Crossroads, where he lived with his Virginia-born parents, Arthur and Lucy (Shepperd) .… Read more

Darke County – German Township (now Liberty Township)

1890 Census
Zachariah Archey, widow Sarah, 45 USCI
Benjamin F. Goings, 5 USCI
Jesse Lamb, 27 USCI
Alexander V. McCown, widow Nancy, 45 USCI
William H. McCown, 45 USCI
Samuel H. Paxton, 42 USCI
Zebadee Bass, 45 USCI
Sylvester Scott, 28 USCI
Levi Shaffer, 45 USCI
Henry Stokes, former widow Sarah A. Lamb, 45 USCI

Bass Cemetery
Zachariah Archey, 45 USCI, died June 10, 1901
Zebadee Bass, 45 USCI, died July 15, 1925
Benjamin F. Goings, 5 USCI, died 1930
Jesse Lamb, 27 USCI, died January 19, 1904
David McCown, 54 Massachusetts, died November 7, 1886
William H. McCown, 45 USCI, died August 21, 1903
Sylvester Scott, 28 USCI
Henry Stokes, 45 USCI, died December 12, 1864, in Washington, DC

Clemens Cemetery
James Monroe Rickman, 54 Massachusetts
Levi Shaffer, 45 USCI, died February 4, 1908

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

Crawford County Sources

Born in Crawford County
Andrew Woods, 31 USCI and Navy

Enlisted in Crawford County
Charles Aires, 27 USCI
Moses M. Artist, 27 USCI
Robert Cannon, 27 USCI
Henry Clay, 27 USCI, February 26, 1864
William Daniels, 27 USCI, February 27, 1864
Michael Darst, 27 USCI
Albert Harvey, 27 USCI
Charles Hays, 27 USCI
Josiah Hughes, 27 USCI
John Jackson, 27 USCI
Joseph D. Martin, 27 USCI
Lewis Robins, 27 USCI
McInery Rogers, 27 USCI

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