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United States Civil War Union Colored Troops 1st through 39th

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Officers 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, Fort Slocum, April, 1865. Photograph shows African American NCO's in second row, on right.

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.

  • 25th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
    Organized at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 3 to February 12, 1864.
    Sailed for New Orleans, Louisiana, on Steamer "Suwahnee" March 15, 1864 (Right Wing).
    Vessel sprung a leak off Hatteras and put into harbor at Beaufort, North Carolina
    Duty there in the defenses, under Gen. Wessells, till April, then proceeded to New Orleans, arriving May 1.
    Mustered out December 6, 1865.