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Brigade Band Number 2, United States Colored Troops

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.[1]

" Records (Service) of the unit's history are part of Record Group 94, Roll 217 of U.S. National Archives Microfilm Publication 594. " [2]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Systerm indicates thirty-six individuals served in this band.

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

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.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

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.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. "Black Soldierrs-Black Sailors-Black Ink: Reserach Guide on African-Americans in U.S. Military History, 1526-1900. by Thomas Truxtun Moebs.Moebs Publishing Co. 1994. (Title # 700551) FHL 973 M2mt