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					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

16th Regiment

16th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., December 4, 1863, to February 13, 1864. Attached to Post of Chattanooga, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Unattached, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 1st Colored Brigade, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Unattached, District of the Etowah, to March, 1865. 1st Colored Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 5th Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee and Dept. of the Cumberland. to April,

SERVICE.-Duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., till November, 1864. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Overton Hill December 16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Duty at Chattanooga and in Middle and East Tennessee till April, 1866. Mustered out April 30, 1866.


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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee , Colored Infantry , Nashville , Chattanooga , USCT , Freedom Fighters
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