There are only two headstones.
No longer visible is a stone that was reported to say “Slave” that was seen by an old timer many many years ago. There is a smashed wire fence surrounding the tombstones.
Ethel Buie, Sandy Miller & Nancy Charlton were
intrigued by the stone of Cyrus and decided to do some research. They went to
the Caddo County courthouse and found out that Cyrus was an ex-slave that had
drew 160 acres of land in the 1901 lottery. Research on the Internet found out
that he was in the 125th Infantry Regiment, Company H, Union Kentucky
Volunteers, he enlisted 11 May 1865 and mustered out 20 Dec 1867.
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