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

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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 ancestry.com.

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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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