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

74th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized April 4, 1864, from 2nd Corps de Afrique Infantry. Attached to Defences of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, United States Colored Troops, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. Garrison duty at Ship Island, Miss., entire term. Expedition from Fort Pike to Pearl River September 9-12, 1864. Expedition from Fort Pike to Bayou Bonforica January 31-February 1, 1865 (Detachment). Expedition from Fort Pike to Bayou St. Louis March 28-30 (Detachment). Mustered out October 11, 1865.

Predecessor unit:

CORPS DE AFRIQUE.-UNITED STATES COLORED VOLUNTEERS.
2nd REGIMENT INFANTRY.

Organized June 6, 1863, from 2nd Louisiana Native Guard Infantry. Attached to the Defences of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Corps de Afrique, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1863. Defences of New Orleans to April, 1864. On garrison duty at Ship Island, Miss., June, 1863, to April, 1864. Designation of Regiment changed to 74th United States Colored Troops April 4, 1864 (which see).

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Louisiana Regiments , Organization of USCT , Native Guard , Louisiana , 3RD DIVISION
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1863, 1864, 1865, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, DE, Department of the Gulf, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Orleans, New Orleans (Louisiana), St. Louis (Missouri),