Massachusetts Civil War Union Colored Troops
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The information in this list of Massachusetts 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.
- 5th Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry (Colored)
Organized at Camp Meigs, Readville. 1st Battalion moved to Washington, D. C., May 5-8, 1864.
Mustered out October 31, 1865.
- 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Colored)
Organized at Readville and mustered in May 13, 1863. Mustered out at Mount Pleasant, S. C., August 20, 1865. Discharged at Boston, Mass., September 1, 1865.
- 55th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Colored)
Organized at Readville and mustered in June 22, 1863. Mustered out August 29, 1865.
Discharged at Boston, Mass., September 23, 1865.
- Adjutant General of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the Civil War. Eight Volumes. Norwood, Massachusetts: Norwood Press, 1931–1935. Includes brief unit histories and unit rosters with each serviceman's name, rank, residence, age, occupation, enlistment date, and release date and place. (Family History Library FHL book 974.4 M2ma and films 238362-238369, indexed in 238370.)
Vol.6 has a roster of the 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry.