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

13th Regiment

13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., November 19, 1863. Attached to Defences Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 2nd Colored Brigade. District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Defences Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1866.

SERVICE.-Railroad guard duty in Tennessee and Alabama on line of Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad till December, 1864. Repulse of Hood's attack on Johnsonville, Tenn., September 25, and November 4 and 5. Eddyville, Ky., October 17 (Detachment). Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-18. Railroad guard and garrison duty in the Dept. of the Cumberland till January, 1866. Mustered out January 10, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 265 Enlisted men by disease. Total 355.


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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee , Alabama , Colored Infantry , Nashville , Cumberland , Johnsonville , Eddyville , Kentucky
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