Burnside's Expedition and beyond
I have been trying to find living people who had a USCT or African American soldier or sailor as an ancestor. Doing reverse genealogy is not as easy as genealogy (genealogy goes from what you know backward to the next earlier generation - reverse genealogy takes a historical figure and tries to find kids, grand kids, etc.).
I have found a group of descendants for Riley G. Lee, Co. F, 35th USCT.
Riley G. Lee marries Sarah A. Harris circa…Continue