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

25th Regiment

25th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Philadelphia, Pa., January 3 to February 12, 1864. Sailed for New Orleans, La., on Steamer "Suwahnee" March 15, 1864 (Right Wing). Vessel sprung a leak off Hatteras and put into harbor at Beaufort, N. C. Duty there in the defences, under Gen. Wessells, till April, then proceeded to New Orleans, arriving May 1. Left Wing in camp at Carrollton. Attached to Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, May to July, 1864. District of Pensacola, Fla., Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, U. S. Colored Troops, Dept. Gulf, October, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of West Florida, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, U. S. Colored Troops, District of West Florida, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, U. S. Colored Troops, District of West Florida, to April, 1865. Unattached, District of West Florida, to July, 1865. Dept. of Florida, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till July, 1864. Garrison at Post of Barrancas, Fla. (6 Cos.), and at Fort Pickens, Pensacola Harbor (4 Cos.), till December 1865. Mustered out December 6, 1865.


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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Florida , 3RD DIVISION , Colored Infantry , Philadelphia , Louisiana , New Orleans , North Carolina
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, December 1865, Department of the Gulf, Florida, Louisiana, New Orleans (Louisiana), Pensacola (Florida), United States Colored Infantry,