Navy

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

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

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