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

81st Regiment

81st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized April 4, 1864, from 9th Corps de Afrique Infantry. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Corps de Afrique, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. Consolidated with 88th and 89th United States Colored Troops July 6, 1864, to form 77th United States Colored Troops. Reorganized July, 1864, by consolidation of 87th and 95th United States Colored Troops. Attached to Engineer Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, United States Colored Troops, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Garrison of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1865. Dept. of the Gulf to January, 1866.

SERVICE.- Post and garrison duty at Port Hudson, La., and in the Dept. of the Gulf entire term. Mustered out January 30, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Louisiana , Colored Infantry
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 1st Division, 2nd Division, DE, Department of the Gulf, Louisiana, United States Colored Infantry,