5 USCHA

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

Wood County – Perrysburg Township

1890 Census
Albert Johnson, 14 USCI
James I. Hamilton, widow Mary, 12 USCHA
Joseph Perkins, alias Joseph Lamb, 5 USCHA

Ft. Meigs Cemetery
James J. Hamilton, 12 USCHA and 72 USCI, died April 24, 1882

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