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This letter was written by Lt-Col. Thomas Jackson in response to Lt.-Col. T. Harris investigation about a claim that Col. Thomas made. Lt-Col. Jackson refutes that he said that…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 27 · 22 Jan 2011 You

This letter was dated April 3, 1864 before the battle. The note at the bottom was added by Lieut-Colonel T. Harris, Assistant Adjutant General, who must have been investigating…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 21 · 22 Jan 2011 You

Letter was written by Major Lionel F. Booth, Commander of the 6th US (Colored) Heavy Artillery & Commander of Fort Pillow at the time of the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12,…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 21 · 22 Jan 2011 You

Nice photo. He appears to be wearing the uniform of a trooper in the US Cavalry from about the time of the Spanish-American War in 1898. He is holding a carbine and wearing a…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Frank Warpeha in his WW I uniform · 22 Jan 2011 You

This Final Statement says 1-Sgt Melville Jenks died at Andersonville Prison. It appears that Sgt Jenks was not a Black man. I don't understand what is written next to…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 18 · 22 Jan 2011 You

Records of John Sledge are filed under Fate Sledge---the previous soldier in this roster.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2011 You

Pvt Ransom Anderson was one of the witnesses mentioned in the Congressional Investigation.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 10 · 10 Jan 2011 You

This document states he died of Pneumonia at Memphis Hospital on March 24, 1864. Previous cards said he died on April 16 and seems to imply he died as a result of injuries from…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 14 · 10 Jan 2011 You

The "Start of the West" was later captured by the Confederates in Galveston, TX. It was used as a tender for an iron clad at Yazoo MS. It was scuttled by the Confederates at…

Spotlight: "Star of the West" and Fort Sumter · 09 Jan 2011 You

The "Start of the West" was later captured by the Confederates in Galveston, TX. It was used as a tender for an iron clad at Yazoo MS. It was scuttled by the Confederates at…

Spotlight: "Star of the West" and Fort Sumter · 09 Jan 2011 You

Adam, Simon and Essex Middleton. These three brothers were present at the battle. They were runaway slave who had joined Company C, 6 USCHA. Essex Middleton was the only one…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 14 · 04 Jan 2011 You

Adam, Simon and Essex(Essick) Middleton. These three brothers were present at the battle. They were runaway slave who had joined Company C, 6 USCHA. Essex Middleton was the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 7 · 04 Jan 2011 You

Adam, Simon and Essex Middleton. These three brothers were present at the battle. They were runaway slave who had joined Company C, 6 USCHA. Essex Middleton was the only one…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 9 · 04 Jan 2011 You

Remarks refer to Major Lionel Booth, the commander of the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery, which was present at the Battle of Fort Pillow.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 6 · 31 Dec 2010 You

Captain Delos(Deloz) Carson was in command of Company D, 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. Eye-witnesses said he survived the battle…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 8 · 31 Dec 2010 You

Lt. John Barr of Company D, 13 Tenn Cavalry(US) was shot early in the Battle of Fort Pillow while trying to lead a group to defend the outer works of the fort. (Source "River…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 3 · 31 Dec 2010 You

After the loss of this battle, the 6 USCHA was re-organized as the 11 US Colored Troops (Infantry).

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 52 · 28 Dec 2010 You

Lt Peter Bishcoff transferred from the 1st Missouri Light Artillery so he could be promoted to an officer in the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery, Company A. He was captured at the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 22 · 28 Dec 2010 You

Captain Charles Epeneter transferred from the 1st Missouri Light Artillery, along with Peter Bischoff. Both were in Company A of the 6 USCHA and both survived the Battle of Fort…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 52 · 28 Dec 2010 You

Charles Epeneter transferred to the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery and was promoted to Captain. During the Battle of Fort Pillow on april 12, 1864, a ball fractured his skull. He…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - MO: Page 2 · 28 Dec 2010 You