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The Individual Soldier File

Telling the story of United States Colored Troop through the use of never before heard dialogue and recently discovered documents.

 

Learn the individual stories of the thousands of free negroes, former slaves, missionaries and most importantly the soldiers.

 

During Union Occupation, Port Royal would see the raising of three four colored regiments:

 

  • Hunter's Regiment

  • 33rd Regiment, United States Colored Troop

  • 34th Regiment, United States Colored Troop

  • 21st Regiment United States Colored Troop

 

With each file, visitors will be able to take the same journey as each soldier, the ups and downs and what it meant for themselves, to be for the very first time a true American.

Click on a leaf to view the Individual Soldier Files of Union Army Soldiers born in Beaufort click:

 

33rd Regiment United States Colored Troop

34th Regiment United States Colored Troop

21st Regiment United States Colored Troop

 

United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, Mitaldia Grayson and Anthony Grayson, 1873

Each file contains information on:

 

  • Enlistment Dates

  • Family Structure

  • Pre Civil War Residences

  • Regimental Troop Movements

  • Religious Affiliations

  • and Geography