Many historians would have you believe that all Blacks hated the Confederacy and what it stood for. This is completely untrue, according to records. So, the questions needs to be asked why then have we not heard of these soldiers in history books? I believe the answer is easy,  history books have been  written by people who are either ignorant of the situation or by someone bent on covering up the true history of the past. Let me remind you of Dr. Haynes powerful statement, “When you eliminate the black Confederate Soldier, you've eliminated the history of the South.”

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Dr. Leonard Haynes

"When you eliminate the black Confederate Soldier, you've eliminated the history of the South."

John C. Perry, Myths & Realities of American Slavery: The True History of Slavery in Dr. Leonard Haynes: America (Burd Street Press, 2003), 216. 

Former Professor of Philosophy, Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Horace Greeley

A Black Confederate Sharpshooter

Amos Rucker

Lewis H. Steiner

Aaron Perry

Aaron Perry

Aaron Perry

Thirty Seventh North Carolina Regiment

Aaron Perry

Head Stone

BURIAL: Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, Marshville, Union County, North Carolina

Aaron Perry

Confederate Pension Papers

In October of 1864, Aaron was awarded $10 (ten) by a Union County court order that read: Ordered by the Court that the County trustee pay D Rushing [sheriff] Ten Dollars to be paid over to a Slave of Capn [Captain] Wm [William] Perry by the name of Aron [Aaron] for meritorious Conduct in arresting some Yankeys [Yankees]  

John Gibson Parkhurst

Anthony T. Welters

Anthony T. Welters

Private, Company B, 3rd Florida Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army

Anthony T. Welters

BURIAL: San Lorenzo Cemetery Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida

Anthony enlisted as a Fifer in Captain John L. Phillip's Militia Company before the War Between The States. When the Company was mustered into Confederate service, Anthony apparently did not formally reenlist but stayed with the Company throughout the war. He surrendered with Company B on April 26, 1865 in North Carolina. After the war, Anthony lived at 79 Bridge St. in St. Augustine with his wife Sedra and their children Lizzie, Frank, Sara, Annie, Necal, and Sadie. Anthony T. Welters died on January 5, 1902 at the age of 92 and is buried near family members in the San Lorenzo Cemetery, St. Augustine.

Carter G. Woodson

Richard Quarls

Richard Quarls

Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry, at Camp Butler, South Carolina

Richard Quarles

BURIAL: Rose Cemetery Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County, Florida

Richard Quarles

Confederate Pension Claim

Jonathan D. Sutherland

Christian A. Fleetwood