UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
39th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Baltimore, Md., March 22-31, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade,
4th Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade,
3rd Division, 9th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th
Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, January,
1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North
Carolina, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps. Dept. of
North Carolina, to August, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina to December, 1865.
- Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May-June, 1864.
Guard trains of the Army of the Potomac through the Wilderness and to Petersburg.
June 15-19. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond June 16-December 7.
Petersburg, July 30.
August 18-21. Poplar Grove Church September 29-30 and October 1.
Boydton Plank Road,
Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. On the Bermuda Hundred front till December.
1st Expedition to Fort
Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. 2nd Expedition to
Fort Fisher, N.
C., January 7-15, 1865. Bombardment of Fort Fisher January 13-15. Assault
and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Sugar Loaf Hill January 19. Federal
Point February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of
22. Northeast Ferry February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April
26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Cox's Bridge March 23-24.
Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's
House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at various points
in the Dept. of North Carolina till December. Mustered out December 4,
Regiment lost during service 38 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded
and 3 Officers and 239 Enlisted men by disease. Total 280.
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