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Confederate Slave Payrolls, Johnston County, North Carolina to Neuse River Defenses

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 1862 to 1865
Location: Johnston, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: slavery us_black_heritage
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This page is part of a project to further organize the National Archive's recently digitized Confederate Slave Payrolls. See:

Enslaved people were taken from Johnson County, North Carolina, to build defenses at Neuse River, mostly in 1862.

Combined Payrolls for Johnson County to Neuse River

Payroll 2367

Abstracted from table. Dates are for October-November 1862. See link for further details on days of service and rate of pay. [1]

  • Owner: B J Griswold. Enslaved: Needham
  • Owner: Frederick Whitley. Enslaved: Mike
  • Owner: James K. Parker Enslaved: Mathew
  • Owner: H. L. Bizzell Enslaved: Soloman
  • Owner: Hiram Ham. Enslaved: Daniel
  • Owner: Thomas Atkinson. Enslaved: Simon, Jerry, Sam, Needham
  • Owner: J.A. Parks. Enslaved: Bryant
  • Owner: Mrs. Nancy Ward Enslaved: Bob and Tony
  • Owner: Mark Smith Enslaved: Charles
  • Owner: P. L. Peacock. Enslaved: Wright
  • Owner: Rufus Smith. Enslaved: Hyman
  • Owner: W. J. Exum [sp?] Enslaved: Nick
  • Owner: Diana Green. Enslaved: Joe
  • Owner: Charles Pates [or Pales?] Enslaved: Simon
  • Owner: Theophilus W. Best. Enslaved: Handy and Harry


  1. Payroll 2367. War Department Collection of Conf Records, 1825 - 1927. Series: Conf Slave Payrolls, 1874 - 1899 Payroll 2367

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