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

49th Regiment

49th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized March 11, 1864, from 11th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 1st Colored Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to June, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to March, 1866.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss., and at various points in the Dept. of Mississippi entire term. Mustered out March 27, 1866.

Predecessor unit:

Louisiana Volunteers
11th Regiment Infantry (African Desecnt)
Organized at Milliken's Bend, La., May 23 to August 22, 1863. Attached to African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, to July, 1863. Post Goodrich Landing, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, U. S. Colored Troops, District Vicksburg, to March, 1864.

SERVICE.-Duty at Milliken's Bend till January, 1864. Action at Milliken's Bend June 7. Post duty at Vicksburg, Miss., January to March, 1864. Expedition to Waterproof January 29-February 23. Waterproof February 14-15. Designation of Regiment changed to 49th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.

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[Louisiana Regiment] [Organization of USCT]

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Mississippi , Louisiana
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1st Brigade, 1st Colored Brigade, 1st Division, District of Northeast Louisiana, District of Vicksburg, Goodrich Landing (Louisiana), Louisiana, Milliken's Bend (Louisiana), Mississippi, United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),