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Pvt Randall Chatman

Pvt Randall Chatman

Birth
USA
Death 21 Feb 1916 (aged 81)
Arkansas, USA
Burial Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 6 Lot 68 Row Q
Memorial ID 10339873 · View Source
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Randall (Ran) Chatman was a private in the 83rd Regiment Company G. of the United States Colored Infantry during the Civil War. He entered under his father’s name. Randall Chatman and not his master’s name of Maxey. Although Ran Chatman was known as Ran Maxey in Van Buren, He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington on plaque # C-89.


The 83rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry -- New Organization (2nd Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry) was organized from 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry December 13, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept of Arkansas, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Fort Smith, Ark., till January, 1865. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., January 15-February 4, and duty there till August. Moved to Camden, Ark., August 1-10, and duty there till October 9. Mustered out October 9, 1865. Discharged at Leavenworth, Kansas, November 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 32 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 211 Enlisted men by disease. Total 245.

All Photos were taken by Tonia Holleman. The USCT Memorial Stones were a project of Angela Y. Walton-Raji and Tonia Holleman to all the Arkansas USCT's who fought in the Civil War who needed a permanent resting in Arkansas. They were granted plots by the Fairview Cemetery Board and the City Administrators. A final resting place was given to them at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren, Arkansas Crawford county in the United States Colored Troops (USCT) memorial section of the cemetery.

For any additional information contact Tonia Holleman at toniaH904@aol.com.






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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 17 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10339873
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Randall Chatman (10 Mar 1834–21 Feb 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10339873, citing Fairview Cemetery, Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .