Warren, Nimrod

Nimrod Warren was born in Virginia around 1841 and served as a member of Company C of the 43rd United States Colored Troops Regiment during the Civil War. He mustered into the regiment as a private on March 19, 1864 during the regiment’s organization period which lasted from March 12, 1864 until June 3, 1864. The 43rd USCT participated heavily in the Petersburg Campaign and took part in the siege of Petersburg and Richmond from June 1864 until April 1865 by guarding trains for the Army of the Potomac and participating in the explosion of the mine in Petersburg. The regiment was involved in the pursuit of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s army in April 1865 and was present at the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at the Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. Warren mustered out as a private on October 20, 1865 and the entire regiment discharged in Philadelphia on November 30, 1865. Warren moved to Bedford, Pennsylvania after the war and worked as a farm laborer. He and his wife Winifred had at least six children: William, Lillie, Julia, Hurley, Clara, and Artie. Warren was buried in Eastern Light Cemetery in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (By Brenna McKelvey)
    Full name
    Nimrod Warren
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    Slave State
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    Farm Laborer
    Union Army
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