Private Caesar Newell

Company E

5th United States Colored Cavalry

Caesar Newell was born in March of 1810 in Virginia. He enlisted in Company E of the 5th United States Colored Cavalry on September 9th, 1864 at Camp Nelson, Kentucky.  He was married to Emily and had three children; two girls and a boy, Caesar Jr.  Caesar, Sr. passed way on Sept 28, 1888 in Junction City, Kansas and was buried in Highland Cemetery located in Junction City.


Bio and photo provided by Amanda Brown of Healthy Headstones