55th U.S. Colored Troops Infantry

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Organized March 11, 1864, from 1st Alabama Infantry Colored. Attached to 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Corps, to April 1864. Fort Pickering, Post and Defenses of Memphis, District of West Tennessee, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Infantry Division, Sturgis' Expedition, to June, 1864. 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Post and Defenses of Memphis, Tenn., to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, United States Colored Troops, District of Morganza, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. District of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Memphis, Tenn., until June 1, 1864. Sturgis' Expedition from Memphis into Mississippi June 1-13. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, near Guntown, June 10. Ripley June 11. Davis' Mills June 12. Duty at Memphis until August 1. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Action at Waterford August 16-17. Garrison duty at Memphis Tenn., until February, 1865. Ordered to New Orleans, La., February 23; thence to Morganza, La., February 28, and duty there until April. Garrison duty at Port Hudson, Baton Rouge and other points in Louisiana until December, 1865. Mustered out December 31, 1865.

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