The records of death and interment at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, 1864-1865 provide the decedent’s name, rank, unit, cause and date of death, and burial location. The Records of Death from the Colored Refugee Home and the Freedman’s Hospital are for “contraband”, slaves who escaped or were brought within Union lines. The latter records provide the decedent’s name, height, and date of death.
Death and Internment at Colored Refugee Home Camp Nelson KY 1864-1865
US War Department. Record Group 92: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774 – 1985. Web.