District of Columbia Unassigned Colored



The National Archives Index contains the names of two men:

Cohen, Edward - Drafted Man
Young, Solomon - Substitute Substitute

BIBLIOGRAPHY: for researching Washington, DC Units in the Civil War.

Baker, Lafayette C. The United States Secret Service in the Late War... St. Louis, MO: Holloway, 1889. pp. 167-203. E608.B1815.

Bolton, Horace W. Personal Reminiscences of the Late War. Chicago: H.W. Bolton, 1892. 219 p. E601.B69.

Carlilie, Richard. "The 1st District of Columbia Cavalry." Military Images Magazine (Sep/Oct 1986): pp. 11-13. Per.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Powder Springs, GA: Eastern Digital Resources, 2003. E491.D992.

See also the following pertinent personal papers in the U. S. Military History Institute's Archives:

    Baker, Lafayette C. - CWMiscColl (Official papers concerning claim of COL's widow, Jan 18, 1865-1869)


Dyer, Frederick H. - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion

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