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African-American Mabrys / Mayberrys
in the Civil War

Given names from John - William


Listed here are the African American Mabrys/Mayberrys known to have served in the "United States Colored Troops" (USCT). The service record is that of the unit in which the soldier served. Additional information about the history of the unit may be found at Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, a website of the National Park Service.


John Mabrey (aka John Mayberry) -- served as Pvt. in Com. C, 16th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Tennessee. SERVICE: Duty at Chattanooga, TN till Nov 1864. Battle of Nashville, TN Dec 15-16. Overton Hill Dec 16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River Dec 17-28. Duty at Chattanooga and in Middle and East TN till Apr 1866. Mustered out Apr 30, 1866.
John Mayberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. H, 87th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Texas. SERVICE: Duty at Brazos Santiago, Point Isabel and Brownsville, TX till Jul 1864. Consolidated with 95th United States Colored Troops Jul 6, 1864, to form new 81st United States Colored Troops. Redesignated 87th (New) Dec 10, 1864.
John Mayberry -- served as a Sgt. in Com. C, 15th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Nashville, Tennessee. SERVICE: Garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Columbia and Pulaski, TN till Jun 1864. Post duty at Springfield, TN and in District of Middle TN till Apr 1866. Mustered out Apr 7, 1866.
John J. L. Maybury -- enlisted 31 Mar 1864 as a Pvt; promoted to Sgt. in Com. K, 19th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Maryland. SERVICE: Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May and June, 1864. Guard trains through the Wilderness. Before Petersburg, VA, Jun 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, VA, Jun 16, 1864, to Apr 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Jul 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad Aug 18-21. Fort Sedgwick Sep 28. Poplar Grove Church Sep 29-30. Hatcher's Run Oct 27-28. Actions on the Bermuda Hundred front Nov 17-18. Duty at Bermuda Hundred till Mar 1865. Appomattox Campaign Mar 28-Apr 9. Hatcher's Run Mar 29-31. Assault and capture of Petersburg Apr 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House Apr 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point till Jun. Moved to TX Jun 13-Jul 3. Duty at Brownsville and on the Rio Grande, Texas, till Jan 1867. Mustered out Jan 15, 1867.
Joseph Mayberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. F, 15th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Nashville, Tennessee. SERVICE: Garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Columbia and Pulaski, TN till Jun 1864. Post duty at Springfield, TN and in District of Middle TN till Apr 1866. Mustered out Apr 7 1866.
Leonard Maybury -- served as a Pvt. in Com. C, 101st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Nashville, TN. SERVICE: Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till October, 1864; then guard Louisville & Nashville Railroad, and duty in Tennessee and Alabama till muster out. Affairs at Scottsboro and Larkinsville, Ala., January 8, 1865. Mustered out January 21, 1866.
Leonard Maybury -- served as a Pvt. in Com. V, 16th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Nashville, TN. SERVICE: Duty at Chattanooga, TN till Nov 1864. Battle of Nashville TN, Dec 15-16. Overton Hill Dec 16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River Dec 17-28. Duty at Chattanooga and in Middle and East Tennessee till Apr 1866. Mustered out Apr 30, 1866.
Mark Maybury -- served as a Pvt. in Com. I, 2nd Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry, Virginia. SERVICE: Duty at Fort Monroe, Portsmouth and Williamsburg, VA till May, 1864. Demonstration on Portsmouth Mar 4-5. Action near Suffolk Mar 10. Reconnaissance from Portsmouth to the Blackwater Apr 13-15. Butler's operations on the south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Capture of Bermuda Hundred and City Point May 5. Swift Creek May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 10-16. Actions at Drury's Bluff May 10-13-14-15 and 16. Near Drury's Bluff May 20. Duty in trenches at Bermuda Hundred till Jun 13. Point of Rocks Jun 10. Richmond Campaign Jun 13-Jul 31. Baylor's Farm June 15. Assaults on Petersburg Jun 16-19. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond Jun 16, 1864, to Feb 18, 1865. Duty before Petersburg till Jul 1864. Moved to Deep Bottom Jul 25. Action at Deep Bottom Jul 27-28. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, Aug 14-18. Actions at Deep Bottom Sep 2 and 6. Chaffin's Farm Sep 29-30. Darbytown Road Oct 7. Battle of Fair Oaks, Darbytown Road Oct 27-28. Near Richmond Oct 28-29. Duty in trenches north of James River till Feb 1865. Ordered to Norfolk Feb 18. Duty in District of Eastern Virginia at Norfolk, Suffolk, etc., till May. Ordered to City Point, VA; thence sailed for TX Jun 10. Duty on the Rio Grande and at various points in Texas till Feb 1866. Mustered out Feb 12, 1866.
Moses Maybury -- served as a Pvt. in Com. G, 110th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Alabama. SERVICE: Garrison duty at Pulaski, TN and guard duty on railroad in North AL till Feb 1865. Forest's attack on Athens, AL Sep 23-24, 1864. Larkinsville, AL Jan 8, 1865 (Detachment of Co. "E"). Guard Nashville & Northwestern Railroad till Jun 1865. At Gallatin, TN and at various points in the Dept. of Tennessee till Feb 1866. Mustered out Feb 6, 1866.
Nelson Mayberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. D, 4th Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry. SERVICE: Duty at Fort Monroe and Williamsburg, VA till May, 1864. Reconnoissance in Kings and Queens County Feb 1864. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Capture of Bermuda Hundred and City Point May 5. Swift Creek May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Actions at Drury's Bluff May 10-14-15 and 16. In trenches at Bermuda Hundred till June 18. Baylor's Farm Jun 15. Assaults on Petersburg Jun 16-19. Siege of Petersburg till Aug. Action at Deep Bottom Jul 27-28. Ordered to Fort Monroe Aug 3. Duty at Newport News and at Portsmouth and in Dist. of Eastern VA till May, 1865. Cos. "E" and "I" Detached at Fort Powhatan and Harrison's Landing Aug 1864, to May, 1865. Moved to City Point, VA, thence sailed for TX Jun 10. Duty on the Rio Grande and at various points in TX till Feb 1866. Mustered out Feb 4 1866.
Robert Mabry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. A, 5th Reg., MA Colored Cav. SERVICE.-Duty at City Point, VA, as Inf. till Jun 16, 1864. Before Petersburg Jun 16-19. Siege of Petersburg Jun 16-28. Moved to Point Lookout, Md., Jun 30, and duty there guarding prisoners till Mar 1865. Ordered to the field and duty near Richmond, Mar; near Petersburg, Apr; near City Point, May, and at Camp Lincoln till Jun 16. Ordered to TX and duty at Clarksville till Oct. Mustered out Oct 31, 1865. Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 123.
Robert Mayberry -- served as a Corporal in Com. A, 51st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Mississippi. SERVICE: At Lake Providence till May, 1864. Post and garrison duty at Goodrich Landing, LA till Dec 1864. Action at Langley's Plantation, Issaqueena County, Mar 22, 1864. Flod, LA July 2. Waterford Aug 16-17. Duty at Vicksburg, MS till Feb 1865. Moved to Algiers, LA Feb 26; thence to Barrancas, FL. March from Pensacola, FL to Blakely, AL Mar 20-Apr 1. Siege of Fort Blakely Apr 1-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely Apr 9. Occupation of Mobile Apr 12. March to Montgomery Apr 13-25. Duty there and at Mobile till Jun. Ordered to New Orleans, thence to TX. Duty on the Rio Grande and at various points in TX till Jun 1866. Mustered out Jun 16, 1866. Buried at U. S. National Cemetery in Ft. Smith, AR.
Robert Mabrey (aka Robert Mobray -- served as a Pvt. in Com. D, 7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored). The 7th Reg. was organized at New Orleans, LA, for 60 days, Jul 10, 1863. Duty at New Orleans. Mustered out Aug 6, 1863.
Ruffus Mayberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. H, 7th Regiment, Louisiana Colored Infantry. Unit organized at New Orleans, LA for 60 days, Jul 10 1863. Duty at New Orleans. Mustered out Aug 6 1863.
Thomas H. Mayberry -- served in com. I, 23rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Virginia. SERVICE: Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, VA May and June, 1864. Guarding wagon trains Army of the Potomac through the Wilderness. Before Petersburg Jun 15-18. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond Jun 16, 1864, to Apr 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Jul 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad Aug 18-21. Fort Sedgwick Sep 28. Poplar Grove Church September 29-30. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, Oct 27-28. Bermuda Hundred December 13. Duty on the Bermuda Hundred front till March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign Mar 28-Apr 9. Hatcher's Run Mar 29-31. Fall of Petersburg Apr 2. Pursuit of Lee Apr 3-9. Appomattox Court House Apr 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in Dept. of Virginia till May. Moved to Texas May-June. Duty at Brownsville and along the Rio Grande, Texas, till Nov. Mustered out Nov 30, 1865. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 82 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 165 Enlisted men by disease. Total 252.
Walker Mayberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. C, 13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Nashville, Tennessee. SERVICE: Railroad guard duty in TN and AL on line of Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad till Dec 1864. Repulse of Hood's attack on Johnsonville, TN Sep 25, and Nov 4 and 5. Eddyville, KY Oct 17 (Detachment). Battle of Nashville Dec 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River Dec 17-18. Railroad guard and garrison duty in the Dept. of the Cumberland till Jan 1866. Mustered out Jan 10, 1866. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 265 Enlisted men by disease. Total 355.
William Maberry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. I, 27th Regt., United States Colored Infantry, OH. SERVICE: Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, VA, May-Jun, 1864. Guard trains of the Army of the Potomac through the Wilderness. Before Petersburg Jun 15-19. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond Jun 16 to Dec 7, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Jul 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad Aug 18-21. Poplar Grove Church Sep 29-30, and Oct 1. Bodyton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, Oct 27-28. On the Bermuda front till Dec 1. 1st Expedition to Fort Fisher, NC Dec 7-27. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, NC, Jan 7-15, 1865. Bombardment of Fort Fisher Jan 13-15. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher Jan 15. Sugar Loaf Hill Jan 19. Federal Point Feb 11. Fort Anderson Feb 18-20. Capture of Wilmington Feb 22. Northeast Ferry Feb 22. Campaign of the Carolinas Mar 1-Apr 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro Mar 6-21. Cox's Bridge Mar 23-24. Advance on Raleigh Apr 9-14. Occupation of Raleigh Apr 14. Bennett's House Apr 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of NC till Sep. Mustered out Sep 21, 1865.
William Mabry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. H, 84th Reg. United States Colored Infantry, LA. Service: Red River Campaign Mar 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria Mar 14-26. Retreat from Alexandria to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Near Moreauville May 17. Yellow Bayou May 18. Duty at Morganza till May, 1865. Action near Morganza Nov 23, 1864. Duty in Northern District of LA and Dept. of the Gulf to Mar, 1866. Mustered out March 14, 1866.
William Mabry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. F, 5th Reg., United States Colored Inf., Ohio. SERVICE: Duty at Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA, till Jan, 1864. Wild's Expedition to South Mills and Camden Court House, NC, Dec 5-24, 1863. Action at Sandy Swamp, NC, Dec 8. Moved to Yorktown, VA, Jan, 1864, and duty there till May. Wistar's Expedition against Richmond Feb 6-8, 1864. Expedition to New Kent Court House in aid of Kilpatrick's Cav. March 1-4. New Kent Court House Mar 2. Expedition into King and Queen County Mar 9-12. Expedition into Matthews and Middlesex Counties Mar 17-21. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-Jun 15. Capture of City Point May 4, Fatigue duty at City Point and building Fort Converse on the Appomattox River till Jun 15. Attack on Fort Converse May 20. Before Petersburg Jun 15-18. Bailor's Farm Jun 15. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond Jun 16 to Dec 6. In trenches before Petersburg till Aug 27. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Jul 30. Moved to Deep Bottom Aug 28. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fort Harrison Sep 29. Battle of Fair Oaks Oct 27-28. In trenches before Richmond till Dec 1st Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., Dec 7-27. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, NC, Jan 7-15. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher, NC, Jan 15. Sugar Loaf Hill Jan 19. Federal Point Feb 11. Fort Anderson Feb 18-20. Capture of Wilmington Feb 22. Northeast Ferry Feb 22. Campaign of the Carolinas Mar 1-Apr 26, Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro Mar 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro Mar 21. Cox's Bridge Mar 23-24. Advance on Raleigh Apr 9-14. Occupation of Raleigh Apr 14. Bennett's House Apr 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Goldsboro, New Berne and Carolina City, NC, till Sep. Mustered out Sep 20, 1865. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 166 Enlisted men by disease. Total 249.
Wilson Mabry -- served as a Pvt. in Com. G, 117th Reg., United States Colored Inf. SERVICE: Duty at Camp Nelson, KY, till Oct 1864. Ordered to Baltimore, MD, thence to City Point, VA., Oct 21. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond till Mar 1865. Appomattox Campaign Mar 28-Apr 9. Hatcher's Run Mar 29-31. Fall of Petersburg Apr 2. Pursuit of Lee Apr 3-9. Appomattox Court House Apr 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point till Jun. Moved to Brazos Santiago, TX, Jun and Jul. Duty at Brownsville and on the Rio Grande, TX, till Aug, 1867. Mustered out Aug 10, 1867.
Wm. Mayberry (aka Henry Mayberry) -- served as Pvt. and Corporal in Com. D, 55th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, Alabama. SERVICE: Post and garrison duty at Memphis, TN till Jun 1, 1864. Sturgis' Expedition from Memphis into MS Jun 1-13. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, near Guntown, Jun 10. Ripley Jun 11. Davis' Mills Jun 12. Duty at Memphis till Aug 1. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, MS Aug 1-30. Action at Waterford Aug 16-17. Garrison duty at Memphis, TN till Feb 1865. Ordered to New Orleans, LA Feb 23; thence to Morganza, LA Feb 28, and duty there till Apr. Garrison duty at Port Hudson, Baton Rouge and other points in LA till Dec 1865. Mustered out Dec 31, 1865.

African American names from Abraham - Jim

Caucasian names from Abraham - Franklin

Caucasian names from Frederick - Joel

Caucasian names from John - Rufus

Caucasian names from Russell - Zimariah

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