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.
The Rev. Benjamin Franklin Randolph image is based on one athttp://members.aol.com/AASCRoom4/SC1868LegislatureR1.htm
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 athttp://www.state.sc.us/scdah/hstcm.pdf