2ND UNITED STATES COLORED LIGHT ARTILLERY REGIMENT
2nd United States Colored Light Artillery Regiment
Organized from Memphis Light Battery, African Descent. Designated Battery "D" March 11, 1864, and Battery "F" April 26,1864. Attached to 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Corps, Dept. of Tennessee to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Sturgis' Expedition, June, 1864. Post and Defences of Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee to December, 1864. Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to April, 1865. Bridgeport, Ala., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 2nd Infantry Brigade, District of West Tennessee, to December, 1865.
SERVICE. - Post and garrison duty at Memphis, Tenn., till April, 1865. Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 12, 1864 (Section). Sturgis' Expedition into Mississippi June 1-18. Battle of Ripley, Miss., June 7. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, Guntown, June 10. Ripley June 11. Duty at Memphis till April, 1865. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21, 1864. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., April, 1865, and duty there till December. Mustered out by consolidation with 3rd United States Colored Heavy Artillery December 28, 1865.
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