Joseph Harney Thibadeau, Sr.
U.S. Colored Cavalry
His Picture
His Wife ( of three, actually)
His Civil War Sword (engraved with his name).

From the Living Room of Robert Torndorf Thibadeau, Silver Spring MD 1989.
Joseph Harney Thibadeau (Senior) Died and Was Buried in Arlington Cemetery, approx 1904.
He was Captain in the 33rd U.S. South Carolina Regiment
This was a black (colored) regiment that fought in Georgia on the U.S. side.  Here is a picture of his troops in 
"their famous red pants":
After the Civil War he moved to Atlanta to take over the Atlanta Railway Terminal. 
He had 18 Children, Three Wives, Six Children Per Wife, Wisconsin, Silver Spring MD, Atlanta GA.