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Columbia in Boone County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

In Memory of the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War

Known to Be Buried in Columbia Cemetery

 
 
In Memory of the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 21, 2021
1. In Memory of the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War Marker
Inscription.  
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
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 21, 2021
2. In Memory of the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War Marker
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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 AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, 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

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(approx. Ό mile away); African-American Heritage (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
 
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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Aug. 12, 2022