UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Nashville, Tenn., November 19, 1863. Attached to Defences Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 2nd Colored Brigade. District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to
January, 1865. Defences Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, District Middle
Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District
Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1866.
- -Railroad guard duty in Tennessee and Alabama on line of Nashville
& Northwestern Railroad till December, 1864. Repulse of Hood's attack
Tenn., September 25, and November 4 and 5. Eddyville, Ky., October 17
(Detachment). Battle of Nashville December
15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-18. Railroad guard
and garrison duty in the Dept. of the Cumberland till January, 1866. Mustered
out January 10, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 265 Enlisted men by disease. Total 355.
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