2ND United States Colored Light Artillery Regiment
Organized at Fort Monroe, Va., January 8, 1864. Attached to Fort Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Artillery, Hincks' Colored Division, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Rand's Provisional Brigade, 18th Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Corps, June, 1864. Unattached Artillery, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Defences of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1865. Artillery 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas to March, 1866.
SERVICE. -- Duty at Fort Monroe, Va., till April, 1864. Butler's operations south of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., May 4 to June 15, 1864. Action at Wilson's Wharf May 24. Petersburg, Va., June 9. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond till July 7. Ordered to Portsmouth, Va., July 7, and duty there till May, 1865. Ordered to Texas May, 1865, and duty on the Rio Grande till March, 1866. Mustered out March 17, 1866.