UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
33rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized February 8, 1864, from 1st South Carolina Colored Infantry. Attached
to U. S. Forces, Port Royal Island, S. C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South,
to April, 1864. District of Beaufort, S. C., Dept. of the South, to July,
1864. Folly Island, S. C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to October,
1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. District
of Savannah, Ga., and Dept. of the South, to January, 1866.
- -Duty at Port Royal Island, S. C., District of Beaufort, S. C., till
July, 1864. Expedition to James Island, S. C., June 30-July 10. James Island
near Secessionville July 2. Duty on Folly and Morris Islands operating against
Charleston, S. C., to November. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah
Railroad, December 6-9. Devaux's Neck December 6. Tillifinny Station December
9. Ordered to Folly Island December 9. Near Pocotaligo Road December 20.
At Pocotaligo, S. C., till February, 1865. Occupation of Charleston till
March 8. Moved to Savannah, Ga., March 8, and duty there till June 6. Moved
to Augusta, Ga. Duty there and at various points in the Dept. of the South
till January, 1866. Mustered out January 31, 1866.
SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS.
1st REGIMENT INFANTRY (AFRICAN DESCENT).
Organized at Beaufort, S. C., January 31, 1863. Attached to District of Beaufort,
S. C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to January, 1864. Barton's Brigade,
District of Hilton Head, S. C., 10th Corps, to February, 1864.
- -Before muster, 3 Companies on Expedition along coasts of Georgia
and Florida November 3-10, 1862 Spalding's, on Sapello River, Ga., November
7 (Co. "A"). Doboy River November 8. Duty at Beaufort, S. C., and Port Royal
Island till March, 1863. Expedition from Beaufort up St. Mary's River in
Georgia and Florida January 23-February 1. Skirmish at Township January
26. Expedition from Beaufort to Jacksonville, Fla.. March 6-10. Occupation
of Jacksonville March 10-31. Camp Jackson March 10. Operations near Jacksonville
March 22-31. Skirmish near Jacksonville March 29. At Beaufort, S. C., till
January, 1864. Expedition up South Edisto River July 9-11, 1863. Action,
Williston Bluff, Pon Pon River, July 10. Expedition to Pocotaligo, S. C.,
November 23-25 (Cos. "E" and "K"). Skirmish near Cunningham's Bluff November
24. (Cos. "C" and "K" at Hilton Head, S. C., till September, 1863, then moved
to Beaufort, S. C.; Cos. "A" and "F" moved to Hilton Head September, 1863,
returning to Beaufort, S. C., October 2.) Regiment moved to Hilton Head,
S. C., January, 1864. Expedition to Jacksonville, Fla., February 6-8. Designation
of Regiment changed to 33rd U. S. Colored Troops February 8, 1864, which
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