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The Freedmen's Bureau Online

Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865 - 1870
National Archives Publication M869 Roll 44
"Records Relating to Transportation"


Register of Orders Authorizing Transportation Feb. 9 - Sept. 4, 1866

1866 Date No. of Order Name of Persons Total No. Sent on Requisition To What Place
Feb. 9 1 John Emmett & Robert 2 Petersburg, Va.
Feb. 9 2 Mrs. McCasey & two children 3 New York, Ny
Feb. 13 2 John Kirk, dest. freedman 1 Jacksonville, Fla.
Feb. 13 3 Nancy Stevens, dest. woman 1 Wilmington, NC
Feb. 20 4 Alfred Brown & wife 2 Goldsboro, NC
Feb. 22 5 Mrs. J. A. Bentley & two children, refugees 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 23 6 Lewis Battles, crippled & dest. fr 1 Newburn, NC
Feb. 24 7 35 Adults, 14 children from Columbia 49 Grenada, Miss.
Feb. 26 8 Adam Pully and fifty-six others from Columbia 57 Vicksburg, Miss.
Feb. 28 9 Ed Wilson, dest. freed boy 1 Washington, DC
March 3 10 Benjamin Jeff., dest. refugee 1 reported Washington, DC
March 13 11 L. G. Messeroy, destitute refugee 1 New York city
March 15 12 John Timmons - not used 1 New York city
March 19 13 Mona Hinton & her children Charles, Killis, Sammy & Lucy from Chesterville 5 to Raleigh, NC
March 23 14 Richard Talieferro, dest. boy 1 Yorktown, Va.
March 31 15 Mary Ann Gibbs, destitute woman 1 New Orleans, La.
March 31 16 Mary Ann and Martha Gibbs, from New Orleans, La. 2 Charleston, SC
April 20 17 James Henry, sick & dest. freedman 1 Richmond, Va.
  18 destroyed    
April 27 19 Marg. Murphy, Ann Brown 2 New York city
May 2 20 Mrs. Bolin, dest. refugee - not used & destroyed    
May 14 21 Jane Lyons & James Lyons, dest. freedpeople 2 Lancaster, Tenn.
May 19 22 Robert Alexander, dest. orphan 1 Wilmington, NC
May 24 23 Lena James (col'd) 1 New York, NY
May 24 24 J. E. Rutherford, Clerk for Capt. R. A. G. M. 1 New York, NY
May 28 25 H. H. Poe, employee F. B. 1 New York, NY
May 30 26 Mrs. Julia Barr & child, dest. refugee 2 New York, NY
June 4 27 Wm. B. Jones, dest. refugee 1 New York city
June 5 28 Phoebe Shields, dest. freed woman from Columbia 1 Petersburg, Va.
June 16 29 Pheobe Sims & Fannie Simpson, dest. orphan 2 New York city
July 1 30 Frank Willison & Charlotte Cottell (destitute freedmen) 2 Wilmington, NC
July 3 31 Stephen Jackson & Mary Jackson (destitute freedmen) 2 Augusta, Ga.
July 10 32 - destroyed and not used John W. Walker (wounded dis. soldier, white) 1 New York
July 27 33 Andrew Folter 1 Boston, Mass.
July 30 34 Lucy Perry, Delia Terry, Dolly Ann Brown, Mary E. Campbell, Rebecca Johnson, Wm. Johnson & Alfred Powell, destitute orphans 7 New York
August 1 35 Hayward Conoyers, blind freedman 1 Augusta, Ga.
August 4 36 Orphan girl 1 Orange Court House
August 4 37 Margaret Perry, destitute 1 Wilmington, NC
August 8 38 Lewis Loomister, sent home to save expense to Gov't 1 Savannah, Ga.
August 11 39 Francis Glover & infant child, destitute freedpeople 2 Macon, Ga.
August 14 40 Gardiner Mack, orphan freed child 1 New York
August 22 41 Louisa Hollowell, white refugee, to save Gov't of her support 1 Augusta, Ga.
August 22 42 Five destitute freedpeople being sent to their homes to save Gov't of their support, viz., Joseph Dorry, Mary, Maria, Betty, Joseph 2nd 5 From Hamburg, SC to Newberne, NC
August 25 43 Samuel Smith, freedboy sent home 1 From Columbia, SC to Richmond, Va.
August 25 44 Mrs. Maria Farmer and 3 children, Katy & Mary Ann Brady & Thomas Farmer, destitute refugees 4 From Charleston, SC to New York city
August 25 45 Timothy P. Rogers, refugee 1 New York city
August 25 46 Charles Williams, orphan col'd boy bound out 1 Boston, Mass.
August 27 47 George Howland, dest. freedman 1 Nashville, Tenn.
August 30 48 Mrs. Wilson, ?Nors Gillom & 1 child, dest. refugees 3 Richmond, Va.
August 31 49 Hayward Conyers, blind freedman 1 New York
Sept. 4 50 Elizabeth Crossley & Mary, dest. refugees 2 From Columbia, SC to Richmond, Va.