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Officers 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, Fort Slocum, April, 1865. Photograph shows African American NCO's in second row, on right.

The information in this list of Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 4th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Baltimore, Maryland, July 15 to September 1, 1863.
    Surrender of Johnston and his army.
    Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina till May, 1866.
    Mustered out May 4, 1866.
  • 5th Regiment, United States Colored Heavy Artillery
    Organized as 1st Mississippi Heavy Artillery (African Descent).
    Designated 4th Heavy Artillery March 11, 1864, and 5th Heavy Artillery April 26, 1864.
    Expedition from Vicksburg to Yazoo City November 23,-December 4, 1864.
    Mustered out May 20, 1866.
  • 5th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp Delaware, Ohio, August to November, 1863.
    Surrender of Johnston and his army.
    Duty at Goldsboro, New Berne and Carolina City, North Carolina, till September.
    Mustered out September 20, 1865.
  • MISSISSIPPI VOLUNTEERS.
  • 2nd Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent).
    Organized at Natchez, Mississippi, September 12, 1863.
    Designation changed to 5th U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery March 11, 1864, and to 6th U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery, April 26, 1864.
  • 6th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp William Penn, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 28, to September 12, 1863.
    Surrender of Johnston and his army.
    Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina till September.
    Mustered out September 20, 1865.
  • 7th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Baltimore, Maryland, September 26, to November 12, 1863.
    Duty at Camp Benedict, Maryland, till March, 1864.
    Mustered out October 13, 1866.
    Discharged at Baltimore, Maryland, November 15, 1866.
  • 8th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22, to December 4, 1863.
    Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.
    Discharged December 12, 1865.
  • 9th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp Stanton, Maryland, November 11-30, 1863.
    Duty at Benedict, Maryland, till March, 1864.
    Moved to Port Royal, South Carolina, March 3-7.
    Mustered out November 20, 1866.
  • 25th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 3 to February 12, 1864.
    Sailed for New Orleans, Louisiana, on Steamer "Suwahnee" March 15, 1864 (Right Wing). Vessel sprung a leak off Hatteras and put into harbor at Beaufort, North Carolina Duty there in the defences, under Gen. Wessells, till April, then proceeded to New Orleans, arriving May 1.
    Mustered out December 6, 1865.
  • 26th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Riker's Island, New York Harbor, February 27, 1864.
    Ordered to Dept. of the South April, 1864.
    Attached to District of Beaufort, South Carolina Dept. of the South, to October, 1864.
    Mustered out August 28, 1865.
  • 29th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Quincy, Illinois, April 24, 1864.
    Ordered to Annapolis, Maryland, May 27, 1864, thence to Alexandria, Virginia.
    Attached to defences of Washington, D.C., 22nd Corps, to June, 1864.
    Mustered out November 6, 1865.
  • 30th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp Stanton, Maryland, February 12 to March 18, 1864.
    Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September,1864.
    Mustered out December 10, 1865.
  • 32nd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 7 to March 7, 1864.
    Ordered to Hilton Head, South Carolina, April, 1864, arriving April 27.
    Mustered out August 22, 1865.
  • 33rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized February 8, 1864, as 1st South Carolina Colored Infantry.
    Attached to U. S. Forces, Port Royal Island, South Carolina, 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864.
    Mustered out January 31, 1866.
  • 34th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized February 8, 1864, as 2nd South Carolina Colored Infantry.
    Attached to Montgomery's Brigade, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, February, 1864.
    Mustered out February 28, 1866.
  • 35th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized February 8, 1864, as 1st North Carolina Colored Infantry.
    Attached to Montgomery's Brigade, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, February, 1864.
    Mustered out June 1, 1866.
  • 36th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized February 8, 1864, as 2nd North Carolina Colored Infantry.
    Attached to U. S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864.
    Mustered out October 28, 1866.
  • 37th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized February 3, 1864, from 3rd North Carolina Colored Infantry.
    Attached to U. S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864.
    Mustered out February 11, 1867.
  • 38th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized in Virginia January 23, 1864.
    Attached to U.S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864.
    Mustered out January 25, 1867.

 

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