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

54th Regiment

54th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized March 11, 1864, from 2nd Arkansas Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 2nd Brigade, Frontier Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to December, 1866.

SERVICE.-Duty at Helena, Ark., till May, 1864. Ordered to Fort Smith, Ark., and duty there till January, 1865. Actions at Fort Gibson September 16, 1864. Cabin Creek September 19. Cow Creek, Kansas, November 14 and 28. Ordered to Little Rock January, 1865. Action on Arkansas River January 18. Duty at Little Rock and at various points in Dept. of Arkansas till December, 1866. Mustered out August 8 to December 31, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Kansas , Colored Infantry , Arkansas
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 1st Division, Arkansas, Arkansas River (Arkansas), Cabin Creek (Oklahoma), Cherokee County (Oklahoma), Department of Arkansas, Fort Gibson (Indian Territory), Fort Gibson (Oklahoma), Fort Smith (Arkansas), Helena, Indian Territory, Kansas, Kansas Infantry, Little Rock, Mayes County (Oklahoma), Muskogee County (Oklahoma), United States Colored Infantry,