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

63rd Regiment

63rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized March 11, 1864, from 9th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). Attached to Post of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February, 1865. Sub-District of Vidalia, District of Natchez, Miss., Dept. of Mississippi, to January, 1866.

SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Natchez, Miss., till February, 1865. Skirmish at Waterproof, La., April 20, 1864. Ashwood, Miss., June 25. Camp Marengo September 4. Bullitt's Bayou September 14 (Cos. "B" and "G"). Post and garrison at Vidalia and Bullitt's Bayou till January, 1866. (A Detachment at Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. Cos. "B" and "K" at Memphis, Tenn., February, 1865.) Mustered out January 9, 1866.

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[Louisiana Regiments] [Organization of USCT]

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Mississippi , Louisiana , Arkansas
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1864, 1865, 1866, Arkansas, Department of Arkansas, District of Vicksburg, Helena, Kansas, Louisiana, Memphis (Tennessee), Mississippi, Tennessee, United States Colored Infantry, Vicksburg (MIssissippi),