Because the Blog is My Scrapbook: Lawtons Who Served on the United States Colored Troops



I’ve been schlepping through and saving some records. What better place to save them further except this dandy little blog?


I’ve intended to order a book about the 128th Regiment but have been too busy tending to the state of my bank account. Plus the fellow that sells the book doesn’t take PayPal and prefers a check. A paper check – can you imagine (insert smiley face here). This elicits further procrastination on my part.

In the meantime, I have a small collection from the Civil War index on




Some of the records have two names: one name plus an alias. I don’t know which name is the Before Freedom name. I suppose it depends on the individual case.

So if you have records that you think should belong here, give me a shout.


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