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

78th Regiment

78th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized April 4, 1864, from 6th Corps de Afrique Infantry. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Corps de Afrique, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. Post of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, United States Colored Troops, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. Post of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1866.

SERVICE.- Post and garrison duty at Port Hudson, La., till April, 1865, and at Donaldsonville, Thibedeaux and other points in District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1866. Mustered out January 6, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Louisiana , Colored Infantry
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 2nd Division, DE, Department of the Gulf, Louisiana, United States Colored Infantry,