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

71st Regiment

71st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Black River Bridge and Natchez, Miss., and Alexandria, La., March 3 to August 13, 1864. Attached to District of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Natchez, Miss., till November, 1864. Expedition from Natchez to Buck's Ferry and skirmishes September 19-22. Consolidated with 70th Regiment United States Colored Troops November 8, 1864.


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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Colored Infantry , Mississippi , Louisiana
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, Civil War, District of Vicksburg, Louisiana, Mississippi, United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),