Gallia County, OH: Black Civil War Soldiers, Sailors, & Veterans

Newspaper clippings related to Ohio Black Men who Served in the Civil War

Gallia County, Ohio: In The News

Gallipolis Journal, August 8, 1868

Samuel Ray, late Co. I, 2d Regiment W. Va. Cav., and Henry Festerman, Co. C, 5th U.S. Colored Troops, will find it to their advantage to send their post office address to E. W. Clark, Jr. Washington, D.C.

Gallipolis Journal, September 3, 1874

THOMAS WILLIAMS, late of Co. D, 31st Regiment, United States Colored Troops, will learn something of advantage to him by calling on or addressing EBEN N. HARPER, Att’y, Gallipois, Ohio.

Gallipolis Daily Tribune, June 18, 1898

Fell Dead.
Mr Leonard Johnston, and old colored soldier living at Evergreen, ate a hearty dinner today and took sick right away after rising from the table and died before a doctor could be called  He was a good old colored man near 80 years old.… Read more

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Trumbull County – Other Sources

Born in Trumbull County
Charles Titus, 5 USCI

Kinsman – 1850 Census
Charles Titus, 5 USCI

Weathersfield Township – 1860 Census
James H. Bronson, 5 USCI

Enlisted in Trumbull County
James H. Bronson, 5 USCI, July 4, 1863
Charles Croomes, 5 USCI, August 13, 1864, in Warren
Charles A. Garlick, 3 USCHA, March 2, 1865, in Warren
Washington Moore, 5 USCI, August 12, 1863
Benjamin F. Scott, 5 USCI, July 30, 1863
James Webb, 5 USCI, August 11, 1863

The Military History of Ohio…, “Roll of Honor of Ohio’s Rank and File from Trumbull County in the War of the Rebellion,” 1889.… Read more

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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

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