Northampton County, Virginia: United States Colored Troops of First Baptist Church, Capeville

Copyright 2014 Nadia K. Orton
First Baptist Church Capeville Cemetery. Photo: Nadia K. Orton, October 14, 2013. All rights reserved

I visited this church on an overcast Sunday. Thanks to all the church members who invited me to join them for service, despite my cemetery outfit of jeans and rubber boots. Thank you for the warm welcome and hospitality, I will return!

Copyright 2014 Nadia K. Orton
Pvt. John Cole – Co. B, 10th USCI. Photo: Nadia K. Orton, October 14, 2013. All rights reserved

Pvt. John Cole – Company B, 10th Regiment, U. S. Colored Infantry

Born in 1838, Pungoteague, Accomack County, Virginia. Enlisted on October 30, 1863, at Craney Island, Virginia. Discharged on May 17, 1866, at Galveston, Texas

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