African-American Veterans
of Hampshire County

A Work in Progress - Please Contribute Information!


Hampshire County has over its history had many men and some women who have been members of our military forces. Some have died in the defense of our country. We would like to honor those among the African-American comunity who have served our nation. As with all the pages of this web site, we are endeavoring to archive community history; that is really a community responsibility. Please contribute information to help us honor those who served!

Colonial Wars

Revolutionary War

Wilmore Male and Richard Redman
     Gustavus Croston of North River Mills

Civil War

Alfred Whiting

Spanish-American War

Please help us with this one!

World War I

Humphrey L. Lantz (1892-1962)
Edward Lewis
Check military markers in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

World War II

Van Seymour Brooks, Sr., Frank L. Method, Sterling L. Method, James W. Streets, Jr., and Blair G. Willis
See military markers in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery