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

127th Regiment

127th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., August 23 to September 10, 1864. Ordered to City Point, Va., September, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to October, 1865.

Service -Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 29-30. Fort Harrison September 29. Darbytown Road October 13. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in trenches north of the James River before Richmond till March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point till June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at various points on the Rio Grande till October. Mustered out October 20, 1865.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Texas , 3RD DIVISION , Colored Infantry , Philadelphia , 10th Corps , Petersburg , Richmond , Chaffin's Farm , Fair Oaks , Hatcher's Run , Petersburg , Appomattox
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