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 Posted: Sun Nov 2nd, 2008 07:30 pm
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Johan Steele
Life NRA,SUVCW # 48,Legion 352

Joined: Sat Dec 2nd, 2006
Location: South Of The North 40, Minnesota USA
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With thanks to "Scribe"

Of the 27,000+ Confederates paroled after Lee's surrender at Appomattox there were 36 blacks.

"Quartermaster Department of 3rd Corps Ordinance Train Sixteen (16) slaves (names unknown)

"18th Georgia Battalion
Joe Parkman Musician Company A
George Waddell Musician Company A
Henry Williams Musician Company B
Louis Gardeen Musician Company A
James Polk Cook Company B
Scipio Africanus Cook Company B
William Read Cook Company C
John Lery Cook Company A

"Quartermaster Department, Gary's Cavalry Brigade
James Barabaha Guard
Thomas Bowen Teamster
Burress Bowen Teamster
John Bowen Teamster
Jack Caldwell Teamster

"Donaldsonville Artillery, Company B
Henry Blum Cook
L. Leport Servant
John Mamply Servant
John Semple Servant

Bob Teamster Slave of David Bridges
Jim Unknown Slave of T. M. Dittrick
Solomon Wright Blacksmith"

SOURCE: Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Site, Appomattox,

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