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

86th Regiment

86th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized April 4, 1864, from 14th Corps de Afrique Infantry. Attached to District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, United States Colored Troops, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of West Florida, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, District of West Florida, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, District of West Florida, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, Steele's Command, to May, 1865. District of West Florida to July, 1865. Dept. of Florida to April, 1866.

SERVICE.- Duty at Barrancas, Fla., till March, 1865. March from Pensacola, Fla., to Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 1. Siege of Fort Blakely April 1-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty there and at Mobile till May 19. Garrison at Fort Morgan May 19 to July. Duty at Pensacola and other points in the Dept. of Florida till April, 1866. Mustered out April 10, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Florida , Louisiana , 3RD DIVISION , Colored Infantry , Alabama
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Blake, DE, Department of the Gulf, Florida, Louisiana, Mobile, Montgomery, Pensacola (Florida), United States Colored Infantry,