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


Blacks with the Confederates Paroled at Appomattox

Blacks, all believed to have been slaves, paroled at Appomattox on April 9 thru 11, 1865.

Compiled by Bennie J. McRae, Jr.

Quartermaster Department of 3rd Corps Ordinance Train

Sixteen (16) slaves (names unknown)

18th Georgia Battalion


Joe Parkman Musician Company A
George Waddell Musician Company A
Henry Williams Musician Company B
Louis Gardeen Musician Company A
James Polk Cook Company B
Scipio Africanus Cook Company B
William Read Cook Company C
John Lery Cook Company A

Quartermaster Department, Gary's Cavalry Brigade

James Barabaha Guard
Thomas Bowen Teamster
Burress Bowen Teamster
John Bowen Teamster
Jack Caldwell Teamster

Donaldsonville Artillery, Company B

Henry Blum Cook
L. Leport Servant
John Mamply Servant
John Semple Servant


Bob Teamster Slave of David Bridges
Jim Unknown Slave of T. M. Dittrick
Solomon Wright Blacksmith  

SOURCE: Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Site, Appomattox, Virginia.

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Trotwood, Ohio

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Paroled | Tags: Virginia , Georgia
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1865, Cavalry, Company A, Company B, Company C, Georgia, Henry, Ohio, Virginia, Williams,