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THE BLACK BRIGADE
of
CINCINNATI


MUSTER-ROLL OF THE BLACK BRIGADE
[Source: "The Black Brigade of Cincinnati", Peter H Clark, 1864]

Portions Transcribed by Kevin Ortman
Portions Transcribed by Kim Torp



FIRST REGIMENT
Co A---44 Men
Wm W Powell, Captain John Bond William Brown
Charles Briscoe Thomas Holberson Thomas Berkshiers
Albert Shaw George Brown Thomas Jenkins
S Davis Silas Bond O C Harris
Sandy Mix William Parker Harry Davenon
Joseph Hunster William Woodyer Joseph Lucas
Thomas Williams Levi Ward Balak Middleton
Albert Warrick P Askins Robert Butler
David Anderson Benjamin Robinson Abraham Mason
Henry Allis William Henry Daniel Davenon
Charles Williams Isaac Newton Robert Henderson
Hercules Brown Minor Williams William Grandstaff
Luke Green C W Thomas Virgil Payne
Madison Taylor William W Neal Benjamin Butler
Frank Gordon Dennis Lewis  

Co B---51 Men
James Vansant, Captain George Frey William Ross
Thomas Holmes O C Donley Monroe Harris
J C Crowder William Washington Richard Rose
J H Jackson Green Wilson James Conrad
John Burris W Gardner John Freeman
James Ghee Job Thompson Thomas Johnston
Hanse Bailey James Baylis J Lewis
William Hastie Albert Grey J Brown
Samuel Coleman Burke Smith Robert Story
William Boon Benjamin Barbee George Roots
William Simonton Luther Griggs Thomas Riley
L Erskines William Cooper Green Hill
S C Tilman Lewis Harris William Lancaster
Henry Casey Washington, Shelton Jasper Beadle

Co C---63 Men
Isaac N Delaney, Captain William H Clark Simon Wright
John R Tinsley Nathaniel Ferrell John Palmer
Henry Porter George Lee John H Wilson
Samuel Jones Allen Robertson J Turner
Milton Franklin Sylvester Moore Joseph Henry
Simeon Tate Benjamin Smith Tabbs, Gross
John Black Amos Freeman R C Ball
Young, Rice James Buckner Henry W Smith
Joseph Patterson Nelson Mosee Richard Griffin
Frank Love Harvey Wilson Arthur Brown
William H Taylor Samuel Grant Isaac Jenkins
Daniel Decker Charles, Ferguson Jerry Ross
Richard Toney Robert Burbage Littleton Jones
Isaac Craft  James Clarkson Jacob Brown
John Shelby John Morgan John T Johnston
John Green  John Price William Wilson
Adam Seaton Jerry Hall Thomas Hickey
Albert Moore James Abrams Charles Barkley
George Weaver Thomas Hill Charles Ross
Caleb Galloway Samuel Harris David H Baird
Jerry Mason  Isaac Turner Charles Watkins


Co D---44 Men
H B Alger, Captain J H Johnson E Hinsley
James S Fremont Benjamin Calmese John Williamson
Edward Benedict Henry Baxter Aaron Rankin
Charles Henry Benjamin Lee Charles Wyatt
William Williams M Brown Constant Perkins
Samuel Washington William Spotswood James W Williams
George Hall Frank Werk H D Conrad
William Stevens J M Conrad John Williams*
Andy Edmundson Jerry Dean W F Scott
Sanders M Pinn William Lewis G O Williams
George Snowden Peter Cluff John Ross
Nelson Hudson G W Armstrong John Wilson
James Spotswood A Baker Isaac Smith
Walker Calloway Isaiah Smith Willis Bryant
John Edmundson* W B Hudson  

*It may be worthy of mention, that a stray bullet, carelessly fired from the camp of the 4th Cincinnati Volunteers, struck the shovel from this man's hands, passing directly through the broad part of the shovel handle, and within a few inches of his head The brave fellow never flinched, but gaily proceeded with the day's work, as if he enjoyed the smelling of gunpowder


Co E---34 Men
William Scott, Captain Charles H Taylor William Stanton
Albert White  George Burgess  Charles Smith
Alexander Hubbard James Marshall J James
John Easton Lewis Marshall James Hartgrove
Converse Roots Austin Smith Jesse Wilson
Caleb Bell Martin Wadsworth John Reeder
Nicholas Perkins W Lockwood James Burton
William Buckuer John Liggins Edward Casey
Lloyd B Taylor John Turner Charles Taylor
Alonzo Anderson Albert Bragg W J Brown
John Black    

Co K---42 Men
J H Dixon, Captain Edward Butler Thomas Bowman
Samuel Lewis, at Henry Campbell Robert B Troy
Thomas Price Thomas Wesley Jerry Butler
Edward Booker William Parram Joshua Liverpool
Moses Gale James Simpson Berkley Jones
Samuel Rhodes Robert H Smith Milton, Bentley
Thomas M Coy John W Saunders James Scott
Charles Farrow John E Bell William Steele
Peter B Bartlett Isham J Brown Reuben Shipley
Philip B Ferguson Charles Lloyd Allen Cruse
London Lucas Jamuel Lewis, Jr George W Bail
James Johnston Jesse Woodson James Townsend
Peter Wilson Henry Griffin Henry Sullivan

Co I---39 Men
Charles Hall, Captain John Newsome Branch Goode
John Wilkinson James Morgan Isaac Blakesley
William Lindsay Nelson Briggs Benjamin Scott
Harvey Brown Noah Brown Jackson Murray
H H Pettigrew Henry Simpson Martin Tilman
Joseph Holmes John Valentine Matthew Busby
Thomas Jones William P West Thomas Tilman
James Price Samuel Wells Henry Tivis
John Kelley George Bell Benjamin Mason
Dangerfield Early Liston L Crewett Robert Johnson
Wingfleld Early John Lott William Lawson
Alexander Jackson Amos Bowman John Simms
Joseph Early Greene Buster James Monroe

2nd Regiment
Co B - 37 Men
**James Mason, Captain A Bently W Jonas
B Lee J Tompkins George Hayes
P H Kinney R Boner J Jonas
C S Shorter F Livins S Pool
R F Cousins A Graham W Williams
P Johnson W H Harrison F Limus
J Kinney W Bailey D R Kinney
D A Norris R Goines George Leonard
L Ellis George Wilson M Smith
W Ellis Frank Holmes M Tate
John Brown George Merchant E Cousins
W H Hill A Logan George Allen
James Rolls    

**Formerly body servant of Mason, rebel Minister to England

Co C---45 Men

M Bowdree, Captain William Cooper S Hollandworth 
D Curtis John Johnston Charles Fields
Henry Hawkins  James Martin  Marcus Rankill 
Daniel Mundowney Alexander Scruggs  S Richardson
Thomas Mercer John Hill Adam Riley
John Farrow George Harris  John Hubbard
Charles Johnson George Tenbrock  James Cox
David Liggins  John Crow Elijah Kite
Daniel Harris  H Campbell  Sanuel W Nickens
John Taylor  Robert Kite R Turpin
A Hiller John Green Alfred Stevens
Robert Lewis R Stewart Charles Harris
John Webb Anthony Cherry William Rankill
J C McDougal John Arnold James King, jr 
James Harris Samuel Moss Robert G Jones

Co D --40 Men
Charles Austin, Captain Wilson Casey Frank Hays
William Thomas Tilford Sneed Augustus Gaines
Fredrick Somers Benjamin Davis George Kinney
Elder Willis G F Butler Nicholas Saulsbury
Charles Armstead Enos Parker  Richard Sims
Riley M Truss Emmanuel Patterson  James Ferguson 
John Ducker  John Keith David Long
David Nickens Charles Shelton Wesley Turner 
Daniel Keith  Henry Henderson  Benjamin Franklin 
Abraham Jones Richard Armstead John Alexander
James Morton  Robert Crow James Battise
James McAllister James Bartlett Wesley Jones
John Liggins  Charles Williams Benjamin Cheek
    Nathaniel Lytle

Co E - 41 Men
John McAllister, Captain William Wilson Morton Brown
John Haskins A W Hays David Scott
Albert Lindsey  D F Carter Johnson Howard
William Stewart Cyrus Brown Vernon Woods
James Carr Frank Noton, or Knowlton  
Richard Blackburn Joshua Eddy  Isaac Jones
John Lucas P Powell C F Buckner
Nathaniel Goines Emmanuel Davis Robert Lewis
James Morris Elim Miller William Buckner
Warner Durett William Jones George Collins
M W Jackson Charles Tirley Eli Covington
N W Hagerman B D Payne John Hill
Hamilton Baker Jacob Fredrick Joseph Hagerman
Joseph Johns* William Griggs John R Henry

*This worthy man was accidentally killed. A large tree he had nearly chopped down in clearing obstructions from before the guns of Fort Shaler, swayed by the wind, fell upon and crushed him, a day or two only before the colored men were relieved from duty; after their return to Cincinnati he was buried by his late companions and the officers of the Black Brigade much honored and lamented.


Co F - 29 Men

Peter F Fossett, Captain John Harris John Webb
W B Scott  Thomas Dixon Marshall Jordan 
John Lewis Jesse Oliver  J Williams 
William Lewis G W Kinney  Charles Johnston 
W H Baltimore  A J Mosby John Mann 
Daniel Thomas  William H Mills  Benjamin Dabney 
Asa Butcher Stephen Irwin  Allen Foster 
Nathan Williams  Charles Points  Harry Hodrick 
Lloyd Johnston  P Templeton  Wallace Shelton
Chapman Vinee Randolph Jones  


3rd Regiment
Co No 137 Men
Simon Shepherd, Captain Moses Johnston S Napier
Marshal P H Jones James Copely William Smith
William Flewellan C W Williams John Collier
Robert Blackstone L W Crewitt William Carr
Alfred Keith W L Toney Sanford Lewis
Charles Harrison G Strange Martin Scott
Henry Kizer Alfred Harrison Henry Johnston
Francis Jones Isaac Smith Lloyd Lewis, jr
James Kirk Solomon Anderson Lloyd Lewis, sr
James Ellis Shadrach Kirke William Porter
Thomas Stewart George Trimble James King
Powhatan Beatty Francis Bond Isaac Lancaster
    Isaiah Mitchell

Co No 2-44 Men
George Mack, Captain S P Dorsey Samuel Scott
Newton Garrison Miller Merchant James James
James Towles J Mernro Thomas Casey
Charles Carter William Page Henry Cooper
D Harris David P Jones Martin Morris
Benjamin Stewart W Early John Cousins
C C Hubbard David Ellis Albert Jenkins
David Pleasants Marshal Ditcher Robert Smith
Harry Green George S Allen George Burgess
William Sanders Samuel Taylor Alex Sanders
Robert Gaines Norvall Jackson Henry Allen
Samuel Smith Andy Wilkinson Edward March
Ranly Miles Lewis Scott Richard Corbin
Henry Casey Samuel Hines Amos Brown
Albert Chapman Walter Scott  


Co No 3 - 42 Men
W H Looker, Captain Isaac Mitchell J Turner
L Bruce E Bates W H Anderson
H Bryant H B Renson W H Steinway
G Ware S Holloway Lewis Scott, Jr
W Wilson L Holloway Andrew Tait
M Rust O Madden Peter Custello
A J Holloway P Alexander Amos Brown
W Holloway J Mundowney Augustus Gaines
W Satchell H Boyer Martin Tilman
B Hogan J Gates Thomas Tilman
B Hamilton S Riddle Henry Tivis
M Johnson C Corrall Arthur Brown
W Satchell, Sr J Dermegall George Whitcomb
G F Butler J Bates Richard Tostson


Co No 430 Men
T Perry, Captain Aston Wilson J Battise
William Hudson John Hill William Spriggs
Charles H Payne Willis Bryant Samuel Ray
Charles Mazee John Findley Jackson M Moore
Daniel Early Lewis Johnson Lewis Stratton
Charles St John Henry Johnson E Miller
Philip Willis James H Wilson W H Washington
John Campbell H Brown W H Bush
Clark, Powell William Hudson, Jr Sylvester Bird
Lewis Hughes M Reynolds William Lawson


Co No 5 - 44 Men
M Jackson, Captain E Ferguson B Wilkinson
T J Goode G Ralton George Harvey
W Wilson William Fisher S Blakey
W Fisher M J Epps L G Hilton
S Burgess H Patterson W Sanders
F Marshall J Gibbs Henry Casey
B Simmons W Smith H Smith
N Dolsby W Smith Robert Butler
L Cooper E Solomon L Alexander
W Peyton F Buckner G Leonard
C Jones B Turner L Givens
B Goines G Henry Charles Raglan
A Posey C Jones J W Wilson
M Raglin W H Mann William Davis
  L Griggs A Triplett




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