UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
40th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 29, 1864. Attached to Defences of
Louisville Camp; Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864.
Defenses Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland,
to December, 1864. Defences of Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Dept.
of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of
East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th
Division, Dist. East Tennessee, to August, 1865, Dept. of the Tennessee to
- Railroad guard duty entire term, on Nashville & Louisville Railroad
and Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, and in District of East Tennessee.
Action at South Tunnel, Tenn., October 10, 1864. Mustered out April 25,
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