Name: John Addison
Unit: 19th USCT Inf.
Race: African American
Owner's Name: William J. Gittings
Place of Birth/Residence: Libertytown, Frederick County, MD
Enlistment Date: 06/24/1864
Slave at Enlistment?: Yes
Rank at End of Service: Private
Enlisted in Frederick, MD; Drafted; Died in January 1867
Paul and Rita Gordon, Frederick County, Maryland: A Playground of the Civil War (The Heritage Partnership, Frederick, MD: M&B Printing Inc., 1994), 282-3; U.S. Adjutant General, Maryland Slave Claims Commission, "Register of Claims, 1864-1867," Number 2234, Record Group 94, Entry 350, National Archives, Washington, DC (digital copy online at Maryland State Archives, MSA-SC-4678); Frederick County Land Records [on-line at MDLandRec.net], JWLC 2, page 542; Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers, National Archives, Washington, DC, as scanned on Ancestry.com, U.S., Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1861-1865 [database on-line].