Delaware County
African-American Civil War Soldiers
Buried in Beech Grove Cemetery
Muncie, Indiana

Contributed by:Mark Kreps


John Adams* 8th USCI - Co A
Marshall Bramblett Confederate - KY
Cato Chaney 54th Mass - Co D
John Douglas(s)*# 28th USCT - Co E
Enoch Fletcher*# 12th USCHA - Co F
Silas Foster 109th USCT - Co E
Foster Fry 8th USCT - Co G
Wesley Gammons 101st USCT - Co B
Charles W Gilmore# 9th USCHA - 100th USCI - Co F
Charles Wesley Haines 27th USCT - Co E
Thomas Hawkins USCT - 16th
William Jones 10th USCT - Co E
Charles Lampkins*# 115th USCT- Co K
Daniel D H Lewis* 54th Mass - Co K
Edward McCray# 14th USCI - Co A
Jordan McCray# 8th USCI - Co H
Wesley Means*# 28th USCT - Co C
Owen Million 6th USCC - Co L
John A Morin 27th USCI - Co B
Lewis Newell* 72nd USCI - Co D
King Solomon Outland# 55th Mass - Co G
John Shoecraft*# 9th USCHA - Co D 100th USCI - Co F
Silas Shoecraft# Recruiter - 28th USCT
William David Shoecraft 28th USCT - Co D
David Skelton 103rd USCI - Co A
William Walker 19th Inf - orderly/cook
William Washington 55th Mass - Co I
Joseph Wilson 18th USCT

* Known descendants living in East Central Indiana
# Had unmarked graves until recently when new upright markers were installed at Beechgrove Cemetery

Delaware County African-American Civil War Soldiers
Who Once Lived In Delaware County
But Are Buried Elsewhere

John Ampy 23rd USCT Unknown
James Cook 23rd USCT Unknown
Thomas J Davis 27th USCT - Co K Dayton, OH
Moses J Frazier 5th USCHA - Co H Idlewood, MI
Marion Gammons 28th Mass - Co? Bethel, IN
John Hill 55th Mass - Co G Dayton, OH
Reuben Means 28th USCT Madison County?, IN
Lorenzo Partridge 28th USCT Unknown
Nathan Reynolds 15th USCT - Co H Union City, IN
Elias Shoecraft 23rd USCT Grant Co, IN
Thomas Willis 122th USCI - Co B Mitchell, IN

African American Soldiers from Indiana, by Coy D. Robbins Beechgrove Cemetery Office
Civil War folders, Delaware Co. Archives, Bracken Library, BSU
Civil War Veteran card index and accompanying microfilm at Local History & Gen. Library
Delaware Co., Center Township Census of 1880, Bracken Library, BSU
Roll of Honor, published 1915, copies available at DCHS
The Genealogist and Historian of Delaware Co. Historical Alliance, Fall 1997, pgs. 77-83
Veterans Records from National Archives of Washington D.C.
Researchers from Muncie Commission on the Social Status of Black Males include: Hurley Goodall, Bessie & Lonnie Jordan and Mark Kreps