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

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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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