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

70th Regiment

70th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Brief History

Organized at Natchez, Miss., April 23 to October 1, 1864. Attached to District of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., Depts. of the Tennessee and Mississippi, till March, 1867.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Natchez, Miss., till April, 1865, and at Rodney and other points in the Dept. of Mississippi till March, 1866. Mustered out March 7, 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 , Tennessee , Colored Infantry
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1959, Civil War, District of Vicksburg, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee, The War of the Rebellion (Book), United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),