UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
41st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., September 30 to December
7, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the James, in Virginia, October 18, 1864.
Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd
Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division,
25th Corps, January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, and Dept.
of Texas, to December, 1865.
- Guard duty at Deep Bottom, Va., till October 20, 1864. Moved to
Fort Burnham on line north of James River, before Richmond, October 27. Battle
of Fair Oaks October
27-28. In trenches before Richmond, and picket duty on Chaffin's Farm, till
January 1, 1865. Near Fort Burnham till March 27. Moved to Hatcher's Run
March 27-28. Appomattax 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. Moved to Petersburg April 11,
and duty there till May 25. Embarked for Texas May 25, arriving at Brazos
Santiago June 3. Moved to Edenburg and guard and provost duty there till
November. Consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies September 30. Mustered
out at Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 1865. Disbanded at Philadelphia,
Pa., December 14, 1865.
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