PVT Scott Carnal

PVT Scott Carnal

Birth
Death
7 Jun 1917
Burial
Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada, USA
Plot
Unknown
Memorial ID
5030175 View Source

Pvt. Scott Carnal served with Co. K 79th United States Colored Troops (All Black Regiment ) during the Civil War of 1861-65
After the Civil War he came to work in the Mines of Nevada were the color of ones skin was no problem. Then some time around 1879 he became the town Barber and was at that trade he worked at until his Death on Dec. 9th 1918 of the Spanish Flu during the great epidemic of 1918-19 he was Approx 68 years old. He thought he was born in 1840 but being born a slave he was never sure.

The attached Photo is said to be that of Scott Carnal taken in Sacramemto CA C-1880's Its From the Nevada State Archives who were kind enough to let me copy it, Thank You
Born into slavery, Scott Carnal's birth date and place are contradictory in source information.

Pvt. Scott Carnal served with Co. K 79th United States Colored Troops (All Black Regiment ) during the Civil War of 1861-65
After the Civil War he came to work in the Mines of Nevada were the color of ones skin was no problem. Then some time around 1879 he became the town Barber and was at that trade he worked at until his Death on Dec. 9th 1918 of the Spanish Flu during the great epidemic of 1918-19 he was Approx 68 years old. He thought he was born in 1840 but being born a slave he was never sure.

The attached Photo is said to be that of Scott Carnal taken in Sacramemto CA C-1880's Its From the Nevada State Archives who were kind enough to let me copy it, Thank You
Born into slavery, Scott Carnal's birth date and place are contradictory in source information.


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  • Maintained by: Greg Farino
  • Originally Created by: Herbert Rickards
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  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5030175
  • In Memory of my Granny Ruth
  • Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed ), memorial page for PVT Scott Carnal (1843–7 Jun 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5030175, citing Dayton Cemetery, Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada, USA; Maintained by Greg Farino (contributor 46527894) .