64th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

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United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 64th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Brief History


Organized March 11, 1864, from 7th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 1st Division, Unassigned, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to May, 1864.
Mustered out March 13, 1866.[1]

Companies in this Regiment With Counties of Origin


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

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Company F

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Company H

Company I

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Other Sources

  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Union Volunteers in the Civil War describes many Union sources, specifically for the Union Volunteers, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).