The following data is extracted from Death and Internment at Colored Refugee Home, Camp Nelson, KY, 1864-1865 .
The Records of Death and Internment 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.
Jacob F. Yates
Rank: Private State: Michigan
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.
Branch: United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Full Unit Designation: 6th United States Colored Troops (Regulars)
Death Date: 11/01/1864
Grave Number: 0794
Source: Death and Internment at Colored Refugee Home, Camp Nelson, KY, 1864-1865