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

100th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized in Kentucky at large May 3 to June 1, 1864, Attached to Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 2nd Colored Brigade, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Defences of Nashville and Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.- Guard duty on Nashville and Northwestern Railroad in Tennessee till December, 1864. Skirmish on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad September 4. Action at Johnsonville November 4-5. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Overton Hill December 16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Again assigned to guard duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad January 16, 1865, and so continued till December, 1865. Mustered out December 26, 1865.


SOURCE: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

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