Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Source Information

United States Colored Troops Gravesite Inventory

Military • 167 Records • Uploaded January 10, 2022

This source was abstracted from Graven in Stone and Buried Under the Shield: A Guide to Gravestones of Maryland's Civil War Veterans by Ralph E. Eschelman and A. Douglas Rawlingson. The full inventory (MSA SC 6197) can be found online at the Maryland State Archives. This inventory of United States Colored Troops (USCT or USCI) servicemember gravesites features information about the site itself as well as the inscriptions included on the veterans' headstones. Some entries include information about military rank, regiment, or company.

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Fields Included

The list below shows the data fields included in this source. If a field is marked as Indexed, it is searchable.

  • County Indexed
  • Cemetery Name and Gravesite Information Indexed
  • Name of Deceased Veteran Indexed
  • Information About Veteran and Gravestone Indexed
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