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

40th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 29, 1864. Attached to Defences of Louisville Camp; Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. Defenses Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. Defences of Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Dist. East Tennessee, to August, 1865, Dept. of the Tennessee to April, 1866.

SERVICE.-Railroad guard duty entire term, on Nashville & Louisville Railroad and Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, and in District of East Tennessee. Action at South Tunnel, Tenn., October 10, 1864. Mustered out April 25, 1866.

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee
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