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.

M Surnames

Phillip Manuel
Rank: Private
Regiment: 121
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 121ST United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/07/1865
Grave Number: 1229

John Mathias
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/17/1865
Grave Number: 1186

Melissa I. Mavison
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 08/12/1865 Multiple List, Age 2 Years.
Also listed are Mary Shelby, Polly Hannah, and Iola White.

John McCam
Rank: Private State: Kentucky
Regiment: 45
Branch: Infantry Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F, 45th Kentucky
Death Date: 12/26/1864
Grave Number: 0874

Riley McCanton
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/30/1864
Grave Number: 0847

Henry McCarnick
Rank: Private State: Michigan
Regiment: 8
Branch: Cavalry Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 8th Michigan Cavalry
Death Date: 11/23/1864
Grave Number: 0830

William McCrawood
Rank: Private
Regiment: 12
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 12th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/13/1864
Grave Number: 0762

John McDonell
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/12/1864
Grave Number: 0859

Samuel McNeal
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/12/1865
Grave Number: 1180

Jerry McWilliams
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 03/24/1865
Grave Number: 1062

Phebe Miles
Status: Contraband Death Date: 11/04/1865
Multiple List, Age 65 Years.
Also listed are N.B. Tivis and Mary Jones.

George Mitchell
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/03/1865
Grave Number: 1294

James Mitchell
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/27/1864
Grave Number: 0841

Thomas Mitchell
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/05/1865
Grave Number: 1162

Thomas Molar
Rank: Private State: Kentucky
Regiment: 47
ranch: Infantry Unit: K Full Unit Designation: K, 47th Kentucky
Death Date: 02/23/1865
Grave Number: 0986

David Morris
Rank: Recruit
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/10/1865
Grave Number: 1171

James Morris
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/10/1865
Grave Number: 1172

Harvey Mosby
Rank: Corporal
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/30/1864
Grave Number: 0846

Henry Moss
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 02/12/1865
Grave Number: 0960

Elias Murphy
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/26/1864
Grave Number: 0875

N Surnames

William Nichols
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 09/04/1864
Grave Number: 0716

Alfred Noble
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/16/1865
Grave Number: 1390

O Surnames

Thomas Oskins
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 02/15/1865
Grave Number: 0967


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MLA Source Citation:

US War Department. Record Group 92: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774 - 1985. Web. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 12 December 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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