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

64th Regiment

64th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized March 11, 1864, from 7th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 1st Division, Unassigned, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to May, 1864. District of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to September, 1864. Davis' Bend, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to December, 1864. Unattached, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February, 1865. Post of Vicksburg and Dept. of Mississippi, to March, 1866.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till May, 1864. Actions at Ashwood Landing, La., May 1 and 4. Post and garrison duty at Davis' Bend and Natchez, Miss., till February, 1865. Action at Davis' Bend June 2, 1864. Point Pleasant June 25. Davis' Bend June 29. (Pine Bluff, Ark., July 2, 1864. Helena, Ark., August 2, 1864, as a Detachment.) Duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till April, 1865. At Davis' Bend and in the Dept. of Mississippi till March, 1866. Mustered out March 13, 1866.

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Mississippi , Louisiana , Colored Infantry , Arkansas
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, 1st Division, Davis, District of Vicksburg, Helena, Louisiana, Mississippi, United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),