Records of Death and Interment at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, 1864-1865

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The Records of Death and Interment provide the decedent’s name, rank, unit, cause and date of death, and burial location. The Records of Death from the Colored Refugee Home and the Freedman’s Hospital are for “contraband”, slaves who escaped or were brought within Union lines. The latter records provide the decedent’s name, height, and date of death.

C Surnames

Emanual Caleb
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F, United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/06/1864
Grave Number: 0800

Jackson Chambers
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/22/1865
Grave Number: 1200

Louis Chiles
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/12/1864
Grave Number: 0760

Elakison Clarkson
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/05/1864
Grave Number: 0852

Harry Clay
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/14/1864
Grave Number: 0860

Osman Clayton
Rank: Private State: Michigan
Regiment: 8 Branch: Cavalry Unit: D
Full Unit Designation: D, 8th Michigan Cavalry
Death Date: 12/09/1864
Grave Number: 0856

William Colden
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 04/17/1865
Grave Number: 1099

John Coleman
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: E
Full Unit Designation: E, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/12/1865
Grave Number: 1176

Stephen Collins
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/05/1864
Grave Number: 0849

John Cooksy
Colored Death Date: 10/18/1864
Grave Number: 0765

William Craus
Rank: Private State: Kentucky
Regiment: 16 Branch: Cavalry Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: 16th Kentucky Cavalry
Death Date: 12/18/1864
Grave Number: 0866

D Surnames

Armstead Davis
Rank: Recruit
Death Date: 06/12/1865
Grave Number: 1177

Death and Interment Record for Grandison Davis
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/15/1865
Grave Number: 1184

Dudley De Frad
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: A
Full Unit Designation: A, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/13/1865
Grave Number: 1320

Perry Donegar
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/16/1864
Grave Number: 0862

Granville Dilaway
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/18/1865
Grave Number: 1395

William Donehoe
Rank: Private State: Michigan
Regiment: 23 Branch: Infantry Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 23rd Michigan
Death Date: 11/29/1864
Grave Number: 0844

Green Doyle
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 02/23/1865
Grave Number: 0985

Caleb Dunbar
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/17/1865
Grave Number: 1185

E Surnames

James Ellis
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6 Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: D
Full Unit Designation: D, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 02/16/1865
Grave Number: 0968

Emris Emory
Rank: Private
Regiment: 1 Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 1ST United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/15/1864
Grave Number: 0861

Alf Ewell
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: M
Full Unit Designation: M, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/09/1865
Grave Number: 1306

F Surnames

Falkner
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 08/28/0000 Multiple List, Age 9 Years, First Name is illegible.
Also listed are Alice Smith and George Williams.

Nelley Finsby
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 11/02/1865 Multiple List, Age 100 Years.
Also listed are Bob (No Last Name Given), Adaline Dunn, Martha Crane, and Mahala Overstreet.

Lewis Fisher
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 04/30/1865
Grave Number: 1112

Bill Fishbick
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 10/27/1865
Multiple List, Age 4 Years.
Also listed are Martha Burlet and Tabitha Bronson.

Washington Ford
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/20/1864
Grave Number: 0827

James A. Foster
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/15/1864
Grave Number: 0817

Esau Fowler
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/30/1865
Grave Number: 1287

B. Franklin
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/26/1865
Grave Number: 1205

Asa Frazier
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 03/21/1865
Grave Number: 1056

David Frazier
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/08/1864
Grave Number: 0803

Archy Furguson
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: A
Full Unit Designation: A, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/25/1865
Grave Number: 1203


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US War Department. Record Group 92: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774 - 1985. Web. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/military/records-of-death-and-interment-at-camp-nelson-kentucky-1864-1865.htm - Last updated on Oct 15th, 2013


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