Henry Benjamin Noisette,
Veterans grave marker
The veterans grave marker for Henry Benjamin Noisette that was dedicated Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 during a ceremony in Charleston, S.C. The marker was recently approved by the federal government for the black Union Civil War vet after researchers uncovered his military record.
Black S.C. Civil War vet honored with grave marker
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Almost 100 years after his death, a black Union Civil War vet from South Carolina finally has a veterans marker on his grave. The white gravestone for Henry Benjamin Noisette was dedicated Thursday during a Veterans Day ceremony at a small black cemetery near an interstate. Veterans are entitled to such markers provided by the government. But Noisette's military past was not ...