Battle Unit Details

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

4th Regiment, United States Colored Heavy Artillery

Overview:
Organized from 2nd Tennessee Heavy Artillery (African Descent). Designated 3rd Heavy Artillery March 11, 1864, and 4th Heavy Artillery April 26, 1864. Attached to District of Columbus, 16th Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to August, 1864. District of Columbus, Dept. of Ohio, to June, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to February, 1866.

Service:
Garrison duty at Fort Halleck, Columbus, Ky., till June, 1865. Union City, Tenn., September 2, 1864. Near Fort Donelson, Tenn., October 11. Moved to Arkansas June, 1865, and duty at Pine Bluff, Ark., till February, 1866. Mustered out February 25, 1866.

Predecessor unit:

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS.
2nd REGIMENT HEAVY ARTILLERY (AFRICAN DESCENT).
Organized at Columbus, Ky., June, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. Post and garrison duty at Union City, Tenn., and Columbus, Ky., till April, 1864. Designation of Regiment changed to 4th United States Colored Heavy Artillery April 26, 1864 (which see).

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