Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Unknown Resting Places

Researched and submitted by Henry Burke, Marietta, Ohio


Charles W. Butler
Co. A, 27th Regt., USCI
Born: No Record
Residence: Barlow, Washington county, Ohio
Married: Martha E. Jones
Died: Oct. 27, 1864
Buried: Excerpt from Letter to Martha Butler:

"Before Petersburg, Oct. 29, 1864 - I am under the painful necessity of informing you of the Death of your husband, Charles W. Butler. He was killed while on skirmish line accidentally by our own men. -- We buried him as best we could under the circumstances. He now sleeps within the the enemy's line."

Yours in haste,
Lieut. G. T. Gilbert
Co. A, 27th USCI


Nelson Kennedy
Co. C., 27th Regt., USCI
Born 2 Oct. 1843 (Albemarle county, Virginia ?)
Married: Lydia Barris
Reidence: Cutler, Ohio, & Los Angeles, California.
Died: 9 Nov. 1928 in Los Angeles
Buried: (Unknown) Los Angeles, California


Dury Landrum
Co. D., 122nd Regt. USCI
Born: 1844 at Falls of Rough Creek, Grayson county, Ky.
[Slave of Frank Landrum].
Occupation: Hotel Porter (Beverly, Ohio)
Died: 8 Oct. 1908
Buried: Unknown


Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Resting Places | Tags: Virginia , California , Washington
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