UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
31st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Hart's Island, N. Y., April 29, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade,
4th Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade,
3rd Division, 9th Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th
Corps, and Dept. of Texas, to November, 1865.
- Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May-June, 1864.
Guard trains of the Army of the Potomac through the Wilderness. Battles about
Cold Harbor June
2-12. Before Petersburg
June 15-19. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16,
1864, to April 2, 1865.
Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
August 18-21. Fort Sedgwick September 28. Hatcher's Run October 27-28. On
the Bermuda front till March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 26-28.
Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
March 29-31. Fall of
2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia
till May. Moved to Texas May-June, and duty on the Rio Grande till November.
Mustered out November 7, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 1 Officer and 123 Enlisted men by disease. Total 175.
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