2nd Regiment, Tennessee Heavy Artillery (African Descent) (Union)
Also called 2nd West Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent). Organized at Columbus, Ky., June, 1863. The 2nd Tennessee Heavy Artillery (African Descent) ceased to exist on April 26, 1864 to 4th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment.
Companies in this Regiment
- The regiment consisted of nine companies of artillery.
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