6th Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry
Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., October 24, 1864. Attached to 1st Division, District of Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to February, 1865. Military District and Dept. of Kentucky to December, 1865, and Dept. of Arkansas to April, 1866.
SERVICE.-Stoneman's Raid into Southwestern Virginia December 10-29, 1864. Capture and destruction of lead mines December 17. Near Marion December 17-18. Saltsville December 20-21. At Camp Nelson and Paducah, Ky., till March, 1865. At LaGrange, Tenn., till May. At Camp Nelson, Wild Cat, and Danville, Ky., till July. At New Haven and Catlettsburg, Ky., till October. At Covington, Ky., till December. At Louisville, Ky., and Helena, Ark., till January, 1866. At Duvall's Bluff, Ark., till April 15, 1866. Mustered out April 15, 1866.
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