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Unionville in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Soldiers

 
 
Union Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 9, 2005
1. Union Soldiers Marker
Inscription. Buried here, ex-slaves and free blacks who fought for the Union in the Civil War: John Blackwell; Ennels Clayton; Isaac Copper; John Copper; Benjamin Demby; Charles Demby; William Doane; William Doran; Harace Gibson; Zachary Glasgow; Joseph Gooby; Joseph H. Johnson; Peter Johnson; Edward Jones; Enolds Money; Frederick Pipes; Henry Roberts; Matthew Roberts.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 48.545′ N, 76° 8.397′ W. Marker is in Unionville, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Unionville Road (Maryland Route 370) 0.3 miles south of Tunis Mills Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the St. Stephens AME Church. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unionville (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Unionville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of “The Rest” (approx. 1.5 miles away); Betty’s Cove Meetinghouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fausley
Union Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
2. Union Soldiers Marker
In the St. Stephens AME Church Cemetery.
(approx. 3.1 miles away); The “Mannour of Ratcliffe” (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bracing for an Attack (approx. 3.8 miles away); Talbot County Courthouse (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Unionville.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Saint Stephens AME Church and Graveyad image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 9, 2005
3. Saint Stephens AME Church and Graveyad
Graves of Ex-Slaves and Free Blacks image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 9, 2005
4. Graves of Ex-Slaves and Free Blacks
John Blackwell image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
5. John Blackwell
Company B, 7th United States Colored Infantry
Matthew Roberts image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
6. Matthew Roberts
Company K, 4th United States Colored Infantry
Union Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
7. Union Soldiers Marker
A wooden copy of this marker can be found on the other side of the church behind the Civil War Trails "Unionville" marker.
Harry M. Dobson<br>Maryland<br>SGT. 811 Pioneer Infantry <br>Feb. 8. 1891 - January 23, 1944. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
8. Harry M. Dobson
Maryland
SGT. 811 Pioneer Infantry
Feb. 8. 1891 - January 23, 1944.
Black veterans of other wars are also buried in this cemetery. The enlisted men of 811th Pioneer Infantry were all African American. They were sent overseas in 1918 and returned to the US in 1919 to be demobilized at Camp Dix New Jersey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on June 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on June 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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