Request for passes for African American railroad workers

Passes for African American railroad employees requested of W. J. Stevens, Superintendent of the Military Railroad, Nashville.

Colored Men

Be sure and make all passes Return passes

Jim Blackburn Columbia [check mark]
Henry Hillman do do
Lucas Goodman do do
John Campbell do do
John Stevensondo do
Aaron Thomas Franklin do
Henry Andersondo do
Coleman Meredity Pulaski do
Jeff Patton Thompson's Station do
Jason ThompsonMallory do
Bryant James Murfeesboro do
Ed Evans do do
Ned Blackwell do do
John Bradford Lavergne do
Jerry Huggins do do
Tom Porter Smyrna do
The 2 following are White men
Philip McCoy Chattanooga do
Sam Hughes do do

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List of Gould + Davenport Colored Employees who want return passes
Henry Bush Lavergne
John Bradvord
Allen Cleveland
Henry Young Murfeesboro
William Wilson
Jo Fletcher
Jim Maynard Columbia
Geo. Basker
John Munroe
Green Wells
Geo. Erwin
Harry Moore
Perry Thomas Watraso [?]
Isham Golden Stevenson
Jourden Baley Franklin
David Conn
Louis Crook
Geo. Allen Pulaski
Dan Oliver
Major Jones
Dick Rogers
George Owen Huntsville
Jim Bracken Saundersville

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Names of colored men for whom Gould + Davenport want passes from Nashville to the respective places + Return Good for 4 days only August 20, 1864
John Rivers [check mark] Columbia
Chas. Fiske
Bill Bryant
Chas. Davis
Geo. Clay Huntsville
Ben McEwan Owens Station
Henry Beach do do
William Crook Franklin
John Stanley do
Lewis Williams Murfeesboro
Richard Hardy do
Miles Battle do
David Spence do
Isaac Gill do
Stephen Jordan do

W. J. Stevens, Please furnish passes for the above named men.


P. P. Hustor

About this Document

  • Source: Letter from P. P. Hustor to W. J. Stevens
  • Extent: 3 pages
  • Citation: National Archives and Records Adminsitration, Record Group 92, Subgroup 1718, Letters Received by W. J. Stevens
  • Date: 1864