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BRITISH NORTH AMERICANS (CANADIANS)
IN USCT, USCC, USCLA AND USCHA

Unit # Type State Cdns Bios
1st
USCT
Unknown 5 0
3rd
USCT
Unknown 13 .
6th
USCT
Unknown 5 .
7th
USCT
Unknown 1 .
8th
USCT
Unknown 3 .
6th, 7th or 8th
USCT
Unknown 3 .
10th
USCT
Unknown 2 .
12th
USCT
Unknown 1 .
18th
USCT
Unknown 23 .
20th
USCT
New York 11 .
26th
USCT
New York 1 .
31st
USCT
New York 1 .
32nd
USCT
Unknown 1 .
41st
USCT
Unknown 1 .
45th
USCT
Unknown 1 .
102nd
USCT
1st Mich. Coloured 72 1
115th
USCT
Unknown 1 .
9th
USCHA
Unknown 2 .
11th
USCHA
Unknown 1 .
Others
Doctors etc.
Unknown 1 .
Totals . . 149 1

Also see the 54th Mass. Inf. (Colored) for more names.

To see the Complete List by Alphabet click HERE

1st United States Coloured Troops.

Go to Canadians in the 1st USCT (5 Names)

3rd United States Coloured Troops.

Go to Canadians in the 3rd USCT (13 Names)

6th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Douglass, John born Montreal, Canada East.
  2. Lewis, John born St. John, New Brunswick.
  3. Martin, Thomas Canada.
  4. Thompsom, Joseph born Montreal, Canada East.
  5. Ward, Thomas. Canada

7th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Breslin, Thomas born Montreal, Canada East.

8th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Boyd, William Canada.
  2. Jones, Thomas Canada.
  3. Minor William H. born St. John, New Brunswick.

6th,7th or 8th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Chandler William born London, Canada West.
  2. Gredon Charles Windsor, Canada West.
  3. Griffin Henton St. Catherines, Canada West.

10th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Clunie William Toronto, Canada West, assistant surgeons
  2. Noden William Hampton, Canada West, assistant surgeons

12th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Allen, Henry Canada’ 23 year old tobaconist enlisted as a substitute for one year.

    Many other names appeared on their roster according to word of mouth. But their names were not in documents handed to me because their names also appeared on the rosters of the 54th Mass.

18th United States Coloured Troops.

Go to Canadians in the 18th USCT (23 Names)

20th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Armstrong James B. Montreal, Canada East
  2. Benjamin James from Nova Scotia, Record states that he died, is not listed in the cemetery roll in New Orleans.
  3. Benjamin, James Halifax, Nova Scotia,
  4. Hicks, Jacob Canada West, He is buried coloured section of the Union military cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  5. Jacobs Jacob born Canada West, He died on September 24, 1864, is on the roll of the cemetery in New Orleans, and is listed as being buried in the National Cemetery down river from New Orleans, in Chalmette, Louisiana.
  6. Jarvis George E. Nova Scotia,
  7. Martin, John Canada West, He is buried coloured section of the Union military cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  8. Montgomery, George Canada West, He is buried coloured section of the Union military cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  9. Mott Perry B. St. John, New Brunswick,
  10. Walters David Halifax, Nova Scotia,
  11. Wilson, Isaac born Canada West, He died on August 7, 1865, is likewise listed as buried in New Orleans, and on the roster of the USCT buried in Chalmette, on the latter occasion, as a member of the 1st USCC (cavalry). Such is the exactitude of Civil War military records.

26th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Johnson Francis Norwich twp, Oxford co., Ont., (bio soon)

31st United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Tremaine, William S. Prince Edward Island, promoted from assistant surgeon in the 24th Mass. Inf. to surgeon in the 31st USCT.

32nd United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Wight Charles M. Canada West surgeon

41st United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Achim, Anselm Montreal assistant surgeon

45th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Graham, Charles E. Hereford, Canada East, 1st Lt. also served in the 5th N.H. Inf. & the 13th NY Inf.,

    102nd United States Coloured Troops.

    (1st Michigan Coloured Infantry)

    Go to Canadians in the 102nd USCT (72 Names)

115th United States Coloured Troops.

  1. Bocces Robert M. born in Canada East in 1843. When he was ten years old, his family immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts. On September 14, 1861, he enlisted in coy ‘G’, 99th New York Infantry, where he became 1st Sgt. On October 18, 1863, he re-enlisted, this time in the 5th U.S. Cav. At the expiration of this enlistment, on June 25, 1865, he re-enlisted again, on August 12, 1865, this time as a Lt in the 115th USCT. He served in this unit until taking his final discharge on March 7, 1866.

9th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery

  1. Fitzgerald Joseph W. Middlesex County, Canada West, 1st Lt, also served in 20th Ohio LA,
  2. Wolverton Alonzo Middlesex County, Canada West, 2nd Lt., also served in 20th Ohio LA,

11th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery

(14th Rhode Island Coloured Heavy Artillery)

  1. Camera Allen F born in Lower Canada on February 21, 1836. His father had been the colour-sergeant in the 79th Regiment of Foot. The Queen’s Own Camera Highlanders. Also served in the 5th R.I. H.A. as 1st Sgt in coy ‘A’. He transferred as a 1st Lt in Coy ‘I’ 11th USCHA.

Others

  1. Abbott Anderson Ruffin Toronto ‘coloured’ doctor, Educated at the University of Toronto, he was the son of an escaped slave from Mississippi and was thus himself, a ‘free man of colour’. He was said to be one of only eight ‘coloured’ doctors in the entire Union army.
Table of Abbreviations
Coy = Company AAE = Age at Enlistment
Rnk = Rank DLB = Date and Location of Birth
DLE = Date and Location of Enlistment DLD = Date and Location of Discharge
KIA = Killed in Action MIA = Missing in Action
POW = Prisoner of War DIP = Died in Prison
DOW = Died of Wounds DofD = Died of Disease
TLDD = Type, Location & Date of Death DOAI = Died of Accidental Injury
NOR = Not On Rosters I found GAR = Grand Army of the Republic

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If you know of any other British North Americans (Canadians)please advise me.


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