Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

58th Regiment

58th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Brief History

Organized March 11, 1864, from 6th Mississippi Infantry (African Descent). Attached to Post of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to April, 1866.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Natchez and in the Dept. of Mississippi entire term. Expedition from Natchez to Gillespie's Plantation, La., August 4-6, 1864. Mustered out April 30, 1866.

SOURCE: Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 Volumes. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.


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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Mississippi , Louisiana
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1866, 1959, Civil War, District of Vicksburg, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, The War of the Rebellion (Book), United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),