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Jeremiah Adams

Name: Jeremiah Adams

Affiliation: Union

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

Company: C

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], JWLC 1, page 315.