Friday, October 4, 2013

Friend of Friends Friday: A List of Negroes Confined in Military Prisons

Richmond Times Dispatch
October 8, 1862

A List of Negroes Now Confined in the Military Prisons, in Richmond

J A Emery, free, Salem, Mass.
E Boyen, free, Maryland
E B Williams, free, Philadelphia, Pa
Geo Washington, free, Baltimore
Daniel Carter, slave of T McCormick, Clarke co, Va
Andrew Williams, free, New York
Joe Brown, slave, of Z Ailes, Miss
Alfred Jones, slave of Newton Ladd, Charles co
Isaac Webster, free, Washington, DC
Joe James, free, Henrico co, Va
L McCoy, free, New York city
Ben Dangerfield, slave of James Riley, Jefferson co, Va
J Johnson, slave of Wm Crump, New Kent co
Jas Kranty, slave of Wm Kranty, Loudoun co
Nathan, slave of Chas Barley, Loudon co
Jim Johnson, free, Connecticut
Leana Johnson, woman, slave of Mrs M Howard, Fairfax co
Wm Norris, slave of Robt Allison, Fairfax co
Wm Hensby, free, Annapolis, Md
Robert ---, free, Maryland
L Hawkins, slave of John Mitchell, Maryland
R B Wilson, free, Ohio
Wm Joe Burk, free, boy, New York
Wm H. Richards, free, Baltimore, Md
Jno Cox, slave of Rich’d Lyons, King and Queen co
Chas Montgomery, free, DC
Reed Harrison, free, Prince William co, Va
Thos Jackson, free, New York state
Carter Freeman, slave of John Wood, Fauquier co, Va
Jas Barnes, free, Pennsylvania
Chas Boswell, slave of Wm Davis, Prince William co, Va
Richmond Roane, slave of Dr Fontleroy, Hanover
Dan, slave of Sam’l Humphreys, Stafford co, Va
Alex Johnson, free, New York
Mary Cook, slave of Mrs Randolph, Fredericksburg
John, slave of Capt Stevens, Fredericksburg
Abram Spencer, free, Strasburg, Va
Charley ---, free, Prince William co, Va
Sam’l Hill, free, Washington
John Read, slave of Mrs Stillston, Front Royal, Va
Esau, slave of Wm Bowen, Fauquier co, Va
Ed Hamilton, slave of Dan’l Meltinger, Romney, Va
Thos Gessus, free, White Hall, NY
Geo Jordan, free, Philadelphia
David Jones, free, New Jersey
John Henry, free, Alexandria
Jim Green, free, RI
John Clark, free, Washington
Thos Mitchell, free, Ohio
Green Jones, free, Ohio
George Cook, free, Prince William
William Lipscomb, slave of Mrs S Gordon, New Kent
Jerry Lomax, slave of Wm Pratt, Virginia
Horace, slave of Geo Taylor
John Williams, free, Alexandria, Va
Gibson Gracy and three children, slave of widow Goodwin, Fairfax co
Chas Murphy
Andrew Jackson, free, Pennsylvania
Edmond, slave of John Sanderson, Norfolk co, Va
Jess, slave of Maj Wm Allen, Jamestown Island
Jim West, slave of Geo R Cox, King William co
Jackson, slave of Richard Bailey, Sandy Point
Nat, slave of Albert Hawkerds, York river
Aug D Pretley, free, Phila.
Joe Hall, slave of Dr Chas Seldon, Richmond
Isaac Wood, slave of Chas Wood, no county
King Abel, slave of Thos M Candish, Williamsburg
Eliza Gaskins, Louisa, Wm H Gaskins – free, and children, Prince William
Tom Dickerson, slave of Chas Dickerson, Greenbrier county, Va
Susan Gaskins, free, and D Gaskins, H Gaskins, and Catherine Gaskins, her children, Prince William
Jim Johnson, free, Connecticut
Harrison Read, free, Prince William
Joe Bush, free, New York
Jas West, slave of Geo R Cocke, King and Queen
Oliver Pleasants, free, Charles City county
Chas Montgomery, free, Washington, DC
Wm H Richards, free, Baltimore, md
John Cox, slave of Richard Lyne, King and Queen
Richard Hudgins, slave of Cap Jno Taylor, Charlottesville
Sam’l Hill, free, Washington, DC
Thos Jackson, free, New York
Joe Boykin, slave of Graham Pearce, New Kent co
Joe Marringo, free, Westmoreland
Dan’l Henderson, slave of Frank Ruffin, Richmond city
Baldwin Lee, slave of Richard Baylor, Sandy Point
David Young, slave of Richard Baylor, Sandy Point
J Beeden, slave of M Stilluts, Front Royal
R. Western, slave of Thos Evans, York co

The history here given is obtained from the negroes themselves.
 Jno. H. Winder, Brig. Com.

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