|Rikers 26th USCTís
chaplain Rev. Benjamin Franklin Randolph later worked in S.C. with the
Freedmenís Bureau. Elected State Senator & head of S.C. GOP. He was
gunned down by 3 white men as he stepped off a train at Hodges Depot, Abbey-
ville, S.C. Later a cemetery was estab- lished in Columbia, S.C.† in his honor.
Benjamin Franklin Randolph image is based on one
|†that is part of a South Carolina African
American history web site created in 1999 by EEVaughn aka Pastense2.
|The J. Tracy Power photo
of the Randolph Cemetery obelisk appears on Page 10 of South
Carolinaís Historic Cemeteries: A Preservation Handbook by Susan
H. McGahee and Mary W. Edmonds on the web site of the South Carolina
Department of Archives and History at†