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There was another soldier named Sandy Addison of Company A, 6 USCHA.

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Addison, Thomas · 29 Aug 2010 You

When the steamer Platte River arrived to take on the wounded while under flag of truce, Addison went aboard to receive aid. Surgeons at Mound City gave him a second chance. He…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Addison, Thomas · 29 Aug 2010 You

From Page 222, "River Run Red". Private Tom Addison, Co. C, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery, was in the Battle of Fort Pillow. He was born in S. Carolina and taken to Miss in…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Addison, Thomas · 29 Aug 2010 You

Philip Young, Co. A, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery, was at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. He was captured and along with 100+ white soldiers and ~30 Black…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Young, Philip · 29 Aug 2010 You

Allen J. Walker had a unique experience after the battle. After the fort fell to the Confederate attack, a Confederate Corporal John C. Peevey of Willis' Texas Battalion made…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Walker, Allen James · 29 Aug 2010 You

Roach Turner was a member of 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery and their service records were recorded as 11th Colored Infantry. Roach Turner was in the Battle of Fort Pillow, Tenn…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Turner, Roach · 29 Aug 2010 You

From "River Run Red". Joe Boyd, Jr. lived with his mother Caroline on the Boyd plantation at Bolivar, Tenn, while his father labored on the nearby Bright place. He fled to find…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Boyd, Joseph · 29 Aug 2010 You

See also record for Sherry Blain (Sherry F. Thornton). He was made to take the name of his Master when he enlisted. just the opposite of this soldier.

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Walker, Allen James · 29 Aug 2010 You

Explanation of the alias name from "River Run Red" by Ward, page 64. Allen James Walker was born in 1845 "in the family and a slave of Mrs. Sallie Walker of Germantown, Tenn. My…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Walker, Allen James · 29 Aug 2010 You

Explanation of name change found in "River Run Red" by Ward, page 63-64, (paraphrased). Private Sherry Blain was son of Mary and Willis Thornton. They were owned by a cruel…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Blain, Sherry · 29 Aug 2010 You

John Gentry, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery was in Battle of Fort Pillow and taken Prisoner. I think this is the same soldier.

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Gentry, John · 26 Aug 2010 You

My research found four soldiers named Flowers who served in the 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery at the Battle of Fort Pillow. One was Anthony Flowers but no company was…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Flowers, Anthony · 26 Aug 2010 You

Private Sandy Cole, Co. D, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery, was at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. After the fort surrendered, he was wounded in the Right thigh and…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Cole, Sandy · 26 Aug 2010 You

Armistead Burgess was a member of Co. B, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery, at the Battle of Fort Pillow on Aril 12, 1864. He was wounded in the head and taken prisoner. Resources…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Burgess Armstead · 26 Aug 2010 You

My research identified two soldiers named "Blain" who served with the 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery. One is Sherry Blaine, which was an alias for Sherry Thornton (see his card).…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Blain, Robert · 26 Aug 2010 You

According to this record, "Sherry Blain" was his alias. The soldiers of the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery were ex-slaves. Some enlisted under aliases to conceal their identity or…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Blain, Sherry · 26 Aug 2010 You

My research identified a Sherry Blain of Co. D, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery. He was in the Battle of Fort Pillow. After the fort was captured, many of the soldiers tried to…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Blain, Sherry · 26 Aug 2010 You

Benjamin Jones, Co. A, 6th US Colored Heavy Artillery, was the brother to Jacob Jones of the same unit. From my research is not clear if Benjamin was wounded in the Battle of…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Jones, Benjamin · 26 Aug 2010 You

Private Jacob Jones, Co. A, 6th Heavy Artillery (Colored), was in the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. My research says he was age 42 and was shot in the chest and…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Jones, Jacob · 26 Aug 2010 You

Lt. Thomas W. McClure, Company C, 6th Heavy Artillery(Colored), was in the Battle of Fort Pillow. He was wounded in the arm. This regiment was made up of colored troops but the…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: McClure, Thomas W. · 26 Aug 2010 You