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4th Regiment

4th Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry

Organized from 1st Corps de Afrique Cavalry, April 4, 1864. Attached to Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. District of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, United States Colored Troops, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. District of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to March, 1866.

SERVICE.-Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., at New Orleans, Carrollton, Camp Parapet and Donaldsonville, District of LaFourche, till August, 1864. Ordered to Baton Rouge, La., August 8, and duty in the Defences of that Post till July, 1865. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29, 1864. Action at Olive Branch, Comite River, August 25. Expedition from Port Hudson to Jackson April 11-13, 1865. Duty at various points in the Dept. of Mississippi till March , 1866. Mustered out March 20, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Mississippi , Louisiana
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