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

Contents

Arkansas

  • 1st Battery Light Artillery (African Descent)

Organized at Pine Bluff, Ark., June 4, 1864. Garrison · duty at Pine Bluff, Arkansas. 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, until December, 1864. Designation changed to Battery "H," 2nd U.S. Colored Light Artillery, December 13, 1864.

  • 1st Regiment Infantry (African Descent)

Organized in Arkansas at large May 1, 1863. Attached to Post of Goodrich Landing, District of Northeast Louisiana, Dept. Tennessee, to January, 1864. 1st Colored Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to May, 1864. The designation of Regiment changed to 46th U.S. Colored Troops May 11, 1864.

  • 2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)

Organized in Arkansas at large September 4, 1863. Attached to District Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Arkansas, to January, 1864. District Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. Arkansas, January, 1864. Post of Little Rock, Ark., 7th Corps, to March, 1864. The designation of Regiment changed to 54th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864.

  • 3rd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)

Organized at St. Louis, Missouri, August 12, 1863. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Arkansas, to January, 1864. Little Rock, Ark., 7th Army Corps, Dept. Ark., to March, 1864. The designation of Regiment changed to 56th U.S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864.

Connecticut - 1,764 soldiers [1]

Delaware - 954 soldiers[1]

District of Columbia - 3,269 soldiers[1]

Illinois - 1,811 soldiers[2]

Indiana - 1,537 soldiers[2]

Iowa - 440 soldiers[2]

Kansas - 2,080 soldiers[2]

  • 1st Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry
    Organized at Fort Scott. Mustered in as a Battalion January 13, 1863.
    Designation of Regiment changed to 79th U.S. Colored Troops December 13, 1864.
  • 2nd Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry
    Organized at Fort Scott and Fort Leavenworth August 11 to October 17, 1863.
    Designation of Regiment changed to 83rd U.S. Colored Troops (New), December 13, 1864.

Kentucky - 23,703 soldiers[2]

Louisiana

Maine - 104 soldiers[2]

Maryland - 8,718 soldiers[2]

Massachusetts - 3,966 soldiers[2]

Michigan - 1,387 soldiers[2]

Minnesota - 104 soldiers[2]

Missouri - 8,344 soldiers[2]

New Hampshire - 125 soldiers[2]

New Jersey - 1,185 soldiers[2]

New York - 4,125 soldiers[2]

Ohio - 5,092 soldiers[2]

Pennsylvania - 8,612 soldiers[2]

  • 6th Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    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 until September.
    Mustered out September 20, 1865.
  • 8th Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22 to December 4, 1863.
    Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.
    Designation changed to 80th U.S. Colored Troops, April 4, 1864.
    Mustered out November 10, 1865.
    Discharged December 12, 1865.
  • 24th Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Camp William Penn, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 30, to March 30, 1865.
    Mustered out October 1, 1865.
  • 32nd Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 17, to March 7, 1864.
    Mustered out August 22, 1865.
  • 41st Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 30, to December 7, 1864.
    Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 1865.
    Disbanded at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1865.
  • 43rd Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 12 to June 3, 1864.
    Mustered out October 20, 1865.
    Discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 30, 1865.
  • 45th Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 13, to August 19, 1864.
    Mustered out November 4, 1865.
  • 127th Regiment, U.S.C.T.
    Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 23, to September 10, 1864.
    Mustered out October 20, 1865.

Rhode Island - 1,837 soldiers[2]

South Carolina

Tennessee

Vermont - 120 soldiers[2]

West Virginia - 196 soldiers[2]

Wisconsin - 165 soldiers[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States. War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, (Washington, District of Columbia: Govt. Print. Office, 1880-1901), Series 3, Volume 4, page 1269. FHL book 973 M29u ser.3 v. 3, FHL film 845422.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 United States. War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, (Washington, District of Columbia: Govt. Print. Office, 1880-1901), Series 3, Volume 4, page 1270. FHL book 973 M29u ser.3 v. 3, FHL film 845422.

 

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