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.

V Surnames

Spariel Viar
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/09/1865
Grave Number: 1169

W Surnames

Isaac Wakeman
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/01/1865
Grave Number: 1292

Edward Walker
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: A
Full Unit Designation: A, 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/28/1864
Grave Number: 0842

Richard Walker
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/19/1865
Grave Number: 1257

William Wallace
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F. 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/28/1865
Grave Number: 1283

George Wanaker
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/19/1864
Grave Number: 0825

William Waters
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/24/1865
Grave Number: 1280

Andrew Ward
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/28/1865
Grave Number: 1284

Thomas Ward
Rank: Private
Regiment: 119
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: I
Full Unit Designation: I, 119th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 06/07/1865
Grave Number: 1166

Robert Warren
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/14/1865
Grave Number: 1389

George Washington
Rank: Corporal
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/30/1864
Grave Number: 0845

Elijah West
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: F
Full Unit Designation: F, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/21/1865
Grave Number: 1264

David Watson
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/13/1865
Grave Number: 1321

James Wesley
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, ? United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/29/1864
Grave Number: 0843

Pharioh Wheat
Rank: Private
Regiment: 124
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 124th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/14/1865
Grave Number: 1322

Jobe Wheeler
Rank: Private
Regiment: 116 Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 116th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/10/1864
Grave Number: 0757

Isaac Whitesides
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: D
Full Unit Designation: D, 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/01/1865
Grave Number: 1290

Charles Williams
Rank: Private
Regiment: 13
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: K
Full Unit Designation: K, 13th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 08/04/1865
Grave Number: 1298

Lizzie Williams
Status: Contraband
Death Date: 10/28/1864 Multiple List, “Child”.
Also listed is Lizzie Williams.

William G. Williams
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 12/24/1864
Grave Number: 0872

Barney Wilson
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/11/1864
Grave Number: 0807

Charles Wilson
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/28/1864

David Wingate
Rank: Private
Regiment: 123
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: H
Full Unit Designation: H, 123rd United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 03/23/1865
Grave Number: 1061

J. W. Wise
Rank: Private
Regiment: 12
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: C
Full Unit Designation: C, 12th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 07/17/1865
Grave Number: 1252

Anthony Wright
Rank: Private
Regiment: 5
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars) Unit: G
Full Unit Designation: G, 5th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 10/10/1864
Grave Number: 0758

A. G. Woods
Rank: Private State: Wisconsin
Regiment: 1
Branch: Artillery Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 1ST WI Artillery
Death Date: 08/10/1865
Grave Number: 1308

George Woolace
Rank: Private
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/20/1864
Grave Number: 0829

Y Surnames

Jacob F. Yates
Rank: Private State: Michigan
Regiment: 11
Branch: Cavalry Unit: B
Full Unit Designation: B, 11th Michigan Cavalry
Death Date: 12/16/1864
Grave Number: 0864
Wife Rebecca in Sanilac Co., Michigan.

Hendon Yirneky
Rank: Private
Regiment: 6
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/01/1864
Grave Number: 0794


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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. 1 October 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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