Midland Cemetery, Steelton, PA

Midland Cemetery, Steelton, Pennsylvania, June 2010, photograph
Located at Kelker and Siegfried Streets, Steelton, PA [40.23720, -76.82720]. Founded in 1795, Midland Cemetery is the final resting place for slaves, former slaves, men of the United States Colored Troops, Buffalo Soldiers and numerous leaders of the area’s African American community. Notable burials from Pennsylvania's Grand Review 100 Voices include: Lemuel Butler, Co. H, 55th Massachusetts; Charles Henderson, Co. K, 127th USCT; Andrew Hill, Co. B, 6th USCT.

Other USCT burials include: Samuel E. Coles, Co. G, 127th USCT; Thomas Dorsey, Co. B, 41st USCT, William Jackson, Co. H, 45th USCT; Charles James, Co. C, 127th USCT; Richard Johnson, Co. G, 127th USCT; Israel Palmer, Co. C, 29th USCT; Charles Preston, Co. G, 127th USCT; John Richardson, Co. D, 10th USCT; Nicholas Webster, Co. H, 127th USCT; William Woodburn, Co. D, 32nd USCT. (By Rebecca Solnit)