UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
20th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Riker's Island, New York Harbor, February 9, 1864. Attached
to Dept. of the East to March, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept.
of the Gulf, to December, 1864. District of West Florida and Southern Alabama,
Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Defences of New Orleans to June, 1865.
District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1865.
- Ordered to the Dept. of the Gulf March, 1864, arriving at New Orleans
March 20. Moved to Port Hudson, La., March 21 and to Pass Cavallo, Texas,
April 21. In District of Carrollton, La., June. At Plaquemine July. At Camp
Parapet and Chalmette August, 1866.
At Camp Parapet and in District of Carrollton till December. Ordered to West
Pascagoula, Fla., December 26. Return to New Orleans February, 1865, and
duty there till June. At Nashville, Tenn., August. Mustered out October 7,
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