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Shown below is an index of over 900 African-American sailors who were born in North Carolina and fought in the Civil War on the Union side. Detailed information can be found at the Soldiers and Sailors Database.

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Name Birthplace Occupation Age
Baker, Lawrence Edgecombe County None 15
Baker, William Camden County 15
Baker, William Wilmington Farmer 22
Banks, Alfred Pasquotank Slave 22
Banks, Jeremiah Pasquotank Farmer 16
Banks, Nelson Pasquotank Slave 22
Barnes, Joseph T. New Bern None 18
Barnes, Michael Bertie County Farmer 20
Barnes, Prince Edenton Carpenter 24
Barnes, Richard NC Farmer 22
Barnum, Joseph Currituck County Woodchopper 46
Bass, Holloway Camden County None 23
Batson, Aaron Hanover County Fieldhand/Laborer 28
Battles, Joseph Wilmington Fireman 27
Beaman, Daniel Murfresborough Laborer/Cook 28
Bell, Dolphin Bertie County Laborer 21
Bell, Freeman Bertie County Steward & Cook 34
Bell, James Gatesville None 29
Bender, Alex Wilmington Servant 13
Benders, Alexander NC Brickmaker 21
Berington, Lucy NC 45
Berry, William Camden County Slave 32
Bess, Gardiner NC Cook 20
Bettencort, Alfred Wilmington Steward 24
Beverley, Dick Hertford County None 25
Biggs, William Martin County Laborer/Carpenter 23
Bird, Henry New Bern Porter 27
Bishop, Austin NC Slave 26
Black, Nathaniel New Bern Cooper 35
Black, Samuel Pitt County Laborer 19
Blacklead, Gilbert NC Laborer 23
Blake, Wallace NC None 22
Blunt, Elijah Edgartown Servant 15
Blunt, Henry Edward Wilmington None 19
Blunt, Johnson Edenton Laborer 20
Blunt, Thomas Woodville Laborer/Farmer 26
Blunt, Windsor Manoral Laborer 23
Bond, John Northampton Farmer 22
Booms, William NC Mariner 29
Borden, Lawrence Bertie County Slave 21
Borroughs, Austin Wilmington None 30
Boster, Dick NC Farmer 25
Bowen, Samuel NC None 46
Boyan, Robert New Bern Mason 19
Boyd, Garrison Warren County Laborer 24
Bradley, James NC Waiter/Servant 17
Brambry, David Easton None 36
Brice, David NC Laborer 26
Brimm, John Charlotte 21
Brooks, Robert Martin County Ditcher/Laborer 24
Brooks, Rush Washington County Slave 27
Brown, Alexander NC 37
Brown, Andrew Salisbury Farmer 35
Brown, Freeman Smithville 22
Brown, Goodwin B. New Bern Barber 31
Brown, Henry Bladen County Fieldhand 22
Brown, Jacob Smithville None 16
Brown, James Wilmington None 23
Brown, James Beaufort Farmer 16
Brown, James Washington County Slave 23
Brown, James NC
Brown, John Perquimans County Laborer 29
Brown, Larry Smithville None 16
Brown, Peter NC
Brown, Richard Pendleton Brickmason 20
Brown, Sharp Norton Farmer 32
Brown, William Wilmington Carpenter 29
Brown, William Craven County Slave 20
Brundage, James H. Beaufort Cook 19
Bryan, John NC Carpenter 31
Bryant, George Washington Sailor/Laborer 20
Bryant, Isaac NC Laborer 23
Bryent, Richard New Berne Waiter 18
Buck, Joe NC 45
Bunch, Isaac Wilmington Laborer 20
Burdell, Cicero H. NC None 18
Burke, James H. NC None 18
Burnham, John South Mills None 24
Burns, Ceazar Beaufort None 37
Burns, Michael Bertie County Farmer 20
Burns, Randal Fayetteville None 25
Burr, Samuel NC 46
Burrill, William Granville Farmhand 35
Burrows, Anderson Hyde County Fisherman 30
Burtis, John New Bern Waiter 20
Burtis, John C. New Bern Waiter 20
Burton, Arnold Johnston County Laborer 19
Burton, Sid Bertie County Cooper 37

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