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

CHERRY GROVE CEMETERY

CHERRY GROVE CEMETERY

CHERRY GROVE CEMETERY

Xenia, Greene County, Ohio

UNITED STATES COLORED CIVIL WAR VETERANS


Researched by
Ms. Madaline Norris, Trotwood, Ohio

and

Bennie J. McRae, Jr.

 

Name Unit Date Organized Location Mustered Out
Allen, John Co C, 15th USCI 2 December 1863 Nashville, TN 7 April 1866
Banks, Rich D. Co B, 12th USCHA 15 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 24 April 1866
Battles, Andrew Co F, 44th USCI 7 April 1864 Chattanooga, TN 30 April 1866
Battles, Samuel Co K, 44th USCI 7 April 1864 Chattanooga, TN 30 April 1866
Binam, Charles Co E, 5th USCHA 7 August 1863 Vicksburg, MS 20 May 1866
Birney, James Co H, 116th USCI 6 June 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 17 January 1867
Bizzell, Abner Co K, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Bizzell, William Co K, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Booker, Prince W. Co A, 12th USCHA 15 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 24 April 1866
Bowen, Alfred Co F, 100th USCI 3 May 1864 Kentucky 26 December 1865
Brown, Benjamin Co A, 27th USCI 15 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Brown, R. D. Co G, 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Bushon, Samuel Co D, 117th USCI 18 July 1864 Covington, KY 10 August 1867
Cannon, Robert Co B, 27th USCI 15 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Clay, Henry Co A 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Clifton, John Co E, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Coleman, Jordan Co H, 123rd USCI 2 December 1864 Louisville, KY 16 October 1865
Craig, Joseph Co F, 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Fields, Samuel Co F, 114th USCI 4 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 7 April 1867
Gates, Edward Co B, 21st USCI 19 June 1863 Hilton Head, SC 25 April 1866
Gilbert, Anderson Co K, 118th USCI 19 October 1864 Baltimore, MD 6 Fedruary 1866
Gilbert, Douglas Co B, 107th USCI 3 May 1864 Louisville, KY 22 November 1866
Glass, Edward Co B, 100th USCI 3 May 1864 Kentucky (Location Unkn) 26 December 1865
Goodler, C. H. Co H, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Haley, Henry Co B, 114th USCI 4 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 2 April 1867
Harris, John Co A, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Hickenbothern, Peter Co F, 13th USCHA 23 June 1865 Camp Nelson, KY 18 November 1865
Hill, Gideon Co C, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Holden, Nathaniel Co F, 117th USCI 18 June 1864 Covington, KY 10 August 1867
Houston, Issac Co E, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Hunter, George Co D, 114th USCI 4 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 2 April 1867
Irvin, Jonis Co B, 116th USCI 6 June 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 17 January 1867
James, Henry Co H, 100th USCI 3 May 1864 Kentucky(Location Unkn) 26 December 1865
Jinkins, Anthony Co A, 5th USCHA 7 August 1863 Vicksburg, MS 20 May 1866
Jones, Eli Co B, 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Kelley, Henry (Sgt) Co E, 44th USCI 7 April 1864 Chattanooga, TN 30 April 1866
Kendricks, Albert Co ?, 3rd USCI 3 August 1863 Philadelphia, PA 31 October 1865
Leach, Robert Co F, 23rd USCI 23 November 1863 Camp Casey, VA 30 November 1865
Merritt, F. Co E, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Munson, Issac Co A, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Manley, Elisha Co E, 5th USCHA 7 August 1863 Vicksburg, MS 20 May 1866
Martin, Hartwell Co C, 12th USCI 24 July 1863 Tennessee (At Large) 16 January 1866
Moore, Levie Co F, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Nichols, Charles E. Co D, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Page, Charles Co H, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Payne, George (CPL) Co I, 117th USCI 18 July 1864 Covington, Ky 10 August 1867
Payne, James Co I, 117th USCI 18 July 1864 Covington, KY 10 August 1867
Payne, James H. (QMSgt) Co G, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Pendleton, Matthew Co G, 100th USCI 3 May 1864 Kentucky (Location Unkn) 26 December 1865
Powell, David Co D, 114th USCI 4 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 2 April 1867
Price, Cyrus Co G, 5th USCHA 7 August 1863 Vicksburg, MS 20 May 1866
Reed, Charles H. Co G, 28th Kentucky Unknown Unknown Unknown
Rhoads, Daniel Co H, 123rd USCI 2 December 1864 Louisville, KY 8 Febreuary 1866
Robinson, Anderson Co K, 117th USCI 18 July 1864 Covington, KY 10 August 1867
Robinson, Thomas H. Co H, R.I.H.A. Unknown Unknown Unknown
Robinson, Thomas H. Co K, 11th USCHA 28 August 1863 Providence, RI 2 October 1865
Robinson, William Co C, 17th USCI 12 December 1863 Nashville, TN 28 April 1866
Rooks, James Co E, 2nd USCC 22 December 1863 Fort Monroe, VA 12 February 1866
Scott, James Co K, 5th USCHA 7 August 1863 Vicksburg, MS 20 May 1866
Smith, S. E. Co E, 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Stephens, Edward D. Co B, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Stewart, William Co B, 5th USCI 6 August 1863 Camp Delaware, OH 20 September 1865
Swisher, Moses Co D, USCHA Unknown Unknown Unknown
Taylor, Humphry (Sgt) Co D, 12th USCHA 15 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 24 April 1866
Tuppence, Harry Co C, 16th USCI 4 December 1863 Nashville, TN 30 April 1866
Underwood, Thomas Co C, 114th USCI 4 July 1864 Camp Nelson, KY 2 April 1867
Washington, George Co G, 27th USCI 16 January 1864 Camp Delaware, OH 21 September 1865
Williams, Charles Unkn, 117th USCI 18 July 1864 Covington, KY 10 August 1867
Young, William Co E, 78th USCI 4 September 1863 Port Hudson, LA 6 January 1866

 

The following regiments were redesignated after implementation of General Order No. 143, authorizing the formation of the Bureau of United States Colored Troops on 22 May 1863. NOTE: The other regiments were organized and mustered in with United States Colored Troops designations.

 

Unit Organized as
5th USCHA 9th Louisiana Volunteers (African Descent)
5th USCI 127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
21st USCI 3rd and 4th South Carolina Volunteers
11th USCHA 14th Rhode Island Colored Heavy Artillery
78th USCI 6th Louisiana Infantry, Corps d'Afrique

 

REFERENCES:

Dyer, Frederick H. A COMPENDIUM OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, Volume III. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.

Gladstone, William A. UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS 1863 - 1867. Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 1990.

Norris, Madaline Jones. "Civil War Veterans 1861-1865." GREENE COUNTY OHIO CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS, Volume VIII XENIA. The Greene County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Xenia, Ohio, 1987. pp. Cherry Grove Cemetery 39-40.

Ohio Adjutant General's Office. OFFICIAL ROSTER OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE STATE OF OHIO IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION 1861-1866. Akron: The Werner Company, 1893.

Wilson, Joseph T. THE BLACK PHALANX: A History of the Negro Soldiers of the United States in the Wars of 1775-1812, 1861-'65. Hartford, CT.: American Publishing Company, 1890 (copyright 1968 by Arno Press, Inc. Reprinted by Ayer company Publishers, Inc., 1992.)

 


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Bennie J. McRae, Jr.
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