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Pvt Thomas Blackwaters

Pvt Thomas Blackwaters

Birth
USA
Death 7 Jun 1920 (aged 112–113)
Oklahoma, USA
Burial Shady Point, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 23278228 · View Source
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Thomas Blackwaters were born about 1807. He died in Oklahoma on June 7, 1920. He was 113 years old when he passed away. He was the husband of Annie Blackwaters who preceded him in death in 1912. He was soldier in the United States Army during the civil war. He was in the 113th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops. He is buried at Brazil Cemetery in Oklahoma in LeFlore County. He was also a Choctaw Freedmen. He is listed on the African-American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC as Thomas Blackwater he is on plaque #D-111.

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
113th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry (New Organization) Organized April 1, 1864, by consolidation of 11th United States Colored Troops (Old), 112th United States Colored Troops and 113th United States Colored Troops (Old). Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to August, 1865, and Dept of Arkansas to April, 1866. Duty in Dept. of Arkansas. Mustered out April 9, 1866.

He was also a Choctaw Freedman. He is on Choctaw Freedmen Census Card #1469, his roll number was #5065.

Information was contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Verdie Triplett. Who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in Historical and abandoned cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.


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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 7 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23278228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Thomas Blackwaters (1807–7 Jun 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23278228, citing Brazil Cemetery, Shady Point, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .