14th Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent)

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Brief History

     The 14th Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent) was organized at Providence August 28, 1863, to January 25, 1864. It was mustered out at New Orleans October 2, 1865. For more information see, "www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unriarty.htm".

Other Sources


The Fourteenth regiment Rhode Island heavy artillery (colored) in the war to Preserve the Union - William H. Chenery. view online at Google books.com , gooboogeni.com  and Archive,org 

Available to purchase at Amazon.com, Barnes & NobleBuy.comHigginsonbooks.com and Nextag.com

A rare,first edition is available at Between the Covers.com.

Addeman, Joshua Melancthon - Reminiscences of two years with the colored troops

internet sites

Wikipedia article on the 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery (Colored).

The 14th Rhode Island Re-enactor Program

Citizens of Color, 1863-1890: Military and Political Participation, Hartford Black History Project.

All Men are Brothers, Tom Brooks.

Black Soldiers in the Civil War

Living History- 14th RI Regiment Heavy Artillery (colored) on Facebook -  Our mission is to get high school students involved with history and reenacting.
Guide to Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) [Collection 1853-1913] at DigitlCommons@Providence The Rhode Island 11th United States Colored Heavy Artillery had originally been raised and organized as the 14th Regiment Rhode Island Heavy Artillery.

usgwarchives.org - Rhode Island Archives Military Records. rosters of 14th Regiment RI Heavy Artillery