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Roll of Honor, Colored Soldiers, Kentucky

Roll of Honor No.XVII is a register of the Civil War dead, 1861-1865. "Quartermaster General's Office, General orders no. 20, June 9, 1868," from the title page. This is a government publication that lists the names of 13,573 Union soldiers. The men are buried in national and public cemeteries in Kentucky, Indiana, and Georgia. Included are Colored soldiers buried in Kentucky.

Kentucky Cemeteries:
  • Eastern Cemetery in Louisville, KY
  • Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, KY [info .pdf]
  • Linden Grove Cemetery in Covington, KY [info.]
  • Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY [info .pdf]
  • Lexington National Cemetery in Lexington, KY [info.]
  • Tompkinsville National Cemetery in Tompkinsville, KY
  • Cave Hill National Cemetery in Louisville, KY [info .pdf];
  • Frankfort City Cemetery in Frankfort, KY
For more see Roll of Honor by United States Army Quartermaster's Department.

Kentucky County & Region

Read about Jefferson County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Pulaski County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
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Read about Jessamine County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
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Read about Monroe County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Franklin County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

Kentucky Place (Town or City)

Read about Louisville, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Nancy, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Covington, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Nicholasville, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Lexington, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Tompkinsville, Kentucky in Wikipedia.
Read about Frankfort, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

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NKAA Source: Roll of honor. : (No. XVII.) : Names of soldiers who died in defense of the American union, interred in the national and public cemeteries in Kentucky, and at New Albany, Jeffersonville, and Madison, Indiana; Lawton (Millen,) and Andersonville, Georgia, (

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“Roll of Honor, Colored Soldiers, Kentucky,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 10, 2018, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2617.

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