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					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

42nd Regiment

42nd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Chattanooga, Tenn., and Nashville, Tenn., April 20, 1864. Attached to District 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, to January, 1865. Unattached, District of the Etowah, to March, 1865. 1st Colored Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to January, 1866.

SERVICE.-Guard and garrison duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., in District of East Tennessee, and in Dept. of the Cumperland, and Dept. of Georgia during entire term. Mustered out January 31, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee , Georgia , Colored Infantry
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