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Re: Civil War service unmentioned?

Pvt. Samuel Bryant is buried in Springfield, Ohio's Ferncliff Cemetery. His burial site is located in the GAR Soldier's Mound where there are 77 other USCT's buried in an "integrated" memorial to Springfield's Civil War veterans.

A quote from a recent Springfield News-Sun article on Ferncliff Cemetery, USCT's and the GAR Soldier's Mound
"(A separate survey done by students at Washington CH High School, found that of 116 black Civil War veterans they found in Ferncliff Cemetery, 77, or about two-thirds, were buried in the GAR Mound.)"

note: The article mentions Merritt Johnson, a USCT veteran of the CW who also served in the 117th U.S. Colored Infantry as did Samuel Bryant, is also buried in Ferncliff's GAR Mound.

Samuel Bryant Death Certificate information:
Name: Samuel Bryant
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 26 Jul 1925
Event Place: Springfield, Clark, Ohio
Residence Place:
Address: 1206 E.Harrison St.
Gender: Male
Age: 76
Marital Status: Married
Race: col.
Occupation: day laborer
Birth Date: About 1849
Birthplace: Richmond, Ky.
Birth Year (Estimated): 1849
Burial Date: 29 Jul 1925
Burial Place:
Cemetery:****** Ferncliff Cemetery ******
Father's Name:
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace:
Spouse's Name: Saly Bryant
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
File Number: fn 38620
GS Film number: 1992675
Digital Folder Number: 004001618
Image Number: 00246

Sources
"Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6S8-XP8 : accessed 08 Aug 2013), Samuel Bryant, 1925.

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