Name: Jeremiah Adams
Unit: 39th USCT Inf.
Race: African American
Owner's Name: Samuel P. Haffner
Place of Birth/Residence: Frederick City, Frederick County, MD
Enlistment Date: 03/23/1864
Slave at Enlistment?: Yes
Rank at End of Service: Private
Born in Montgomery County, MD; Enlisted in Baltimore, MD; Died at City Point, VA on 9/23/1864 of diarrhea; Slave at time of enlistment.
Paul and Rita Gordon, Frederick County, Maryland: A Playground of the Civil War (The Heritage Partnership, Frederick, MD: M&B Printing Inc., 1994), 282; U.S. Adjutant General, Maryland Slave Claims Commission, "Register of Claims, 1864-1867," Number 1315, Record Group 94, Entry 350, National Archives, Washington, DC (digital copy online at Maryland State Archives, MSA-SC-4678); FFrederick County Land Records [on-line at MDLandRec.net], JWLC 1, page 315.