13th US Colored Heavy Artillery

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., June 23, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865, and to Dept. of Kentucky, to November, 1865.

SERVICE: Garrison duty at Camp Nelson, Smithland, Lexington and other points in Kentucky till November, 1865. Mustered out November 18, 1865.

Only one man from Williamson County is known to have served in the 13th US Colored Heavy Artillery.

  • Cpl. John Stone was born around 1846 in Williamson County. On January 18, 1865 he enlisted in Company B at Smithland, Kentucky. He mustered out in Louisville, KY on Nov. 18, 1865.