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United States Civil War Colored Troops Artillery Units

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The information in this list of Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.


- Battery "A"
Organized at Nashville, Tennessee, April 30, 1864.
Mustered out January 13, 1866.
- Battery "B"
Organized at Fort Monroe, Virginia, January 8, 1864.
Mustered out March 17, 1866.
- Battery "C"
Organized from 1st Louisiana Battery, African Descent. Designated Battery "A" March 11, 1864, and Battery "C" April 26, 1864.
Also known as Bancroft's (Edwin) Battery
Designated later Battery E
Mustered out December 28, 1865.
- Battery "D"
Organized from 2nd Louisiana Battery, African Descent. Designated Battery "B" March 11, 1864, and Battery "D" April 26, 1864.
Mustered out December 28, 1865.
-Battery "G Choate's (Francis C.) Battery
originally 1st Battery United States Colored Artillery (Light)
Later 2nd regiment United States Colored Artillery (Light) , (Battery B)
- Batteries "E"- "I"
Predecessor unit:
*LOUISIANA VOLUNTEERS.
1st BATTERY LIGHT ARTILLERY (AFRICAN DESCENT).
Organized at Hebron's Plantation, Mississippi, November 6, 1863.
  • MISSISSIPPI VOLUNTEERS.