In Memory of the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War
Known to Be Buried in Columbia Cemetery
3rd Sgt. Alexander Campbell
11th Pvt. Rice W. Woods
13th Pvt. Geo. Washington Pvt. Geo. M. Richardson
18th Pvt. Gabriel Smith Pvt. Joseph Winn
46th Pvt. Jerry Morrison
54th Sgt. Talton Woods
56th Pvt. James Harney Pvt. Wm. H. Harrison
60th Pvt. James W. Austin
62nd Sgt. Matthew Mars Cpl. Ambrose Beasley Cpl. Joel Williams Pvt. George Brent Pvt. Llewellyn Crockett Pvt. Harrison Diggs Pvt. Matthew Douglass Pvt. Isaac Ellis Pvt. George Freeman Pvt. James Freeman Pvt. Peter Hayden Pvt. James Houston Pvt. Thornton Houston Pvt. George Hunt Pvt. Henry Jackson Pvt. Henry Warren
65th Pvt. Henry Ashlock
67th Pvt. Manuel Ewing Pvt. David Rice
68th Sgt. Charles Cowden Sgt. Horace Henderson Sgt. Wallace Lilly Cpl. Wm. Blackwood Pvt. Sandy Canton Pvt. Jasper Simpson Pvt. Robert Curd Pvt. Levi Holland Pvt. Thos. Quisenberry Pvt. Richard Thomas Pvt. Anderson Turner Pvt. Creed
Ann Hawkins Gentry Tent #21, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865
In recognition of Betty Watts Bakich, Missouri Department President, 1999-2000, whose President's Project was to honor the United States Colored Troops known to be buried in the Columbia Cmetery.
Erected 2000 by Ann Hawkins Gentry Tent #21, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 56.842′ N, 92° 20.15′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Missouri, in Boone County. Memorial can be reached from East Broadway just west of North 1st Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 S Providence Rd, Columbia MO 65203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Make A Brighter Future" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Clinton Swallow (about 700 feet away); Lest We Forget: Lynching at the Stewart Road Bridge (about 700 feet away); James Shannon L.L.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); African-American Heritage Trailhead (approx. Ό mile away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. Ό mile away); Site of Columbia College
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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