5th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Fort St. Phillip December 8, 1863. Attached to Defenses of New Orleans to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Corps de Afrique, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1864.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Fort St. Phillip, Defenses of New Orleans, until April, 1864. Designation of Regiment changed to 77th United States Colored Troops April 4, 1864.

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