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

BATTERY

Battery "C," 2nd Regiment Light Artillery.

Organized from 1st Louisiana Battery, African Descent. Designated Battery "A" March 11, 1864, and Battery "C" April 26, 1864. Attached to Post of Goodrich Landing, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to May, 1864. Post of Vicksburg, Miss., to July, 1864. Post of Milliken's Bend, La., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to December, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Post of Vicksburg, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Goodrich Landing, Vicksburg, and Milliken's Bend and in the Dept. of Mississippi till December, 1865. Mustered out December 28, 1865.

Battery "D," 2nd Regiment Light Artillery.

Organized from 2nd Louisiana Battery, African Descent. Designated Battery "B" March 11, 1864, and Battery "D" April 26, 1864. Attached to Post of Goodrich Landing, Dist. of Vicksburg, Miss., to December, 1864. Reserve Artillery, District of Vicksburg, Dept. of Mississippi, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Goodrich Landing till December, 1864, and at Vicksburg, Miss., and in the Dept. of Mississippi till December, 1865. Mustered out December 28, 1865.

Battery "E," 2nd Regiment Light Artillery.

Organized from 3rd Battery Louisiana Artillery, African Descent. Designated Battery "C" March 11, 1864, and Battery "E" April 26, 1864. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Helena, Ark., till muster out. Operations in Arkansas July 1-31, 1864. Action at Wallace's Ferry, Big Creek, July 26. Operations in Eastern Arkansas August 1-5, 1864. Lamb's Plantation, near Helena, August 1. Expedition from Helena to Kent's Landing August 11-14 (Detachment). Expedition up White River August 29-September 2, 1864. Mustered out September 26, 1865.

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