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

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.

S Surnames

Luther Sanders
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: A
Full Unit Designation: A, 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/10/1864
Grave Number: 0857

Thomas Savage
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/20/1864
Grave Number: 0828

Alfred Scott
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/14/1864
Grave Number: 0763

William Scott
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 03/22/1865
Grave Number: 1058

Flem Shanklin
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: A
Full Unit Designation: A, ? United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/13/1864
Grave Number: 0810

Dodson Shenalt
Rank: Private
Regiment: 114
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Unit: A Full Unit Designation: A,114th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 09/01/1864
Grave Number: 0713

Thomas Shull
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: D
Full Unit Designation: D, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 03/28/1865
Grave Number: 1067

Charles Sidney
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/09/1865
Grave Number: 1232

James Simmens
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/12/1865
Grave Number: 1244

Henry Simpson
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 01/17/1865
Grave Number: 1215

A. Smith
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/11/1865
Grave Number: 1318

Henry Smith
Rank: Private
Regiment: 12
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: L
Full Unit Designation: L, 12th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/01/1864 Buried in Cemetery #2.

Mathew Smith
Rank: Private State: Michigan
Regiment: 8
Branch: Cavalry Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 8th Michigan Cavalry
Death Date: 10/07/1864
Grave Number: 0754

Peter Smith
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/11/1864
Grave Number: 0808

Robert Smith
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 09/03/1864
Grave Number: 0714

Nelson Snyder
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/11/1865
Grave Number: 1173

Jesse Stagall
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/08/1865
Grave Number: 1304

Peter Stevenson
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: E
Full Unit Designation: E, ? United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/20/1864
Grave Number: 0771

Ambrose Steward
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/12/1864
Grave Number: 0759

Benjamin F. Stewart
Rank: Private State: Kentucky
Regiment: 40
Branch: Infantry Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, 40th Kentucky
Death Date: 09/01/1864
Grave Number: 0712

Elijah Straws
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/19/1865
Grave Number: 1194

Zack Straws
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/27/1865
Grave Number: 1206

T Surnames

Ann Taylor
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 11/03/1865
Age 11 Years.

Lewis Taylor
Rank: Recruit
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/05/1865
Grave Number: 1223

Jerry Thomas
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/05/1865
Grave Number: 1222

Lewis Thomas
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13 Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/24/1865
Grave Number: 1263

Thomas Todd
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/13/1865
Grave Number: 1182

Charles Toliver
Rank: Recruit
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 02/27/1865
Grave Number: 0997

Richard Toney
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/10/1865
Grave Number: 1250

Milton Topman
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/15/1865
Grave Number: 1248

Logan Travis
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124 Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/25/1865
Grave Number: 1337

R. Trowtan
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/13/1864
Grave Number: 0813

Hogan Tucker
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/07/1864
Grave Number: 0801

Harrison Turner
Rank: Recruit
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/04/1865
Grave Number: 1165

Carr Turty
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/05/1865
Grave Number: 1300


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US War Department. Record Group 92: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774 - 1985. Web. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 November 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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