Burial Site near Hampton, Virginia
UNITED STATES COLORED CIVIL WAR VETERAN
First Sergeant John C. Jobe
7th New York Cavalry, Co. A
|Nelson Ballard||Company I - 1st United States Colored Cavalry Regiment|
No known cemetery. They just found the intact Federal tomb stone with the mentioned information on it in a over grown field. It is next to where they are building the new hospital. They have put up a chain fence to protect it for now. Maybe one day we can have a Cavalry ceremony at the site.
John C. Jobe
I appeared as a guest lecturer at the 3rd Annual Contraband Slaves Memorial
Celebration, May 5th, 2001. The program was dedicated to the memory of this
The link to the event can be viewed at the EVENTS web page of the SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF THE UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS.