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 Elijah Bryant

Elijah Bryant

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 22 Oct 1918 (aged 75)
Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Dripping Springs, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 7368475 · View Source
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Elijah Bryant was with the 11th Regiment of the United States Colored Infranty 2nd Brigade, Company C. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC. His plaque No. is B-25.

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
11th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry (Old Organization) Was organized at Fort Smith, Ark., December 19, 1863, to March 3, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to April, 1865.
SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Fort Smith, Ark., till November, 1864. Action at Fort Smith August 24. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., November, 1864. Action at Boggs' Mill January 24, 1865. Duty at Little Rock and at Lewisburg, Ark.,till April, 1865. Consolidated with 112th and 113th to form new 113th U. S. Colored Troop April 22, 1865.

The headstone picture was contributed by TONIA HOLLEMAN who has been on a project of documenting Stones and cemeteries in Crawford and Sebastian counties Arkansas. If you have any additional information on any of the Tonia collection you can e-mail Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.


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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 19 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7368475
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Bryant (6 Jun 1843–22 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7368475, citing Dripping Springs Cemetery, Dripping Springs, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .