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


Battery "I"

2ND United States Colored Light Artillery Regiment

Organized at Memphis, Tenn., April 19, 1864. attached to District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to June, 1864. colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn. District of West Tennessee to December, 1864. Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1866.

SERVICE. - Post and garrison duty at Memphis, Tenn., till April, 1865. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Battle of Tupelo July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Duty at Memphis and in District of West Tennessee till January, 1866. Mustered out January 10, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, Cumberland, District of West Tennessee, Memphis (Tennessee), Memphis (Tennessee), Mississippi, Tennessee, Tupelo, Tupelo (Mississippi),