UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
43rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
Organized at Philadelphia, Pa., March 12 to June 3, 1864. Moved to Annapolis,
Md., April 18. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 9th Corps, Army of
the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Corps, to
December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865.
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to October, 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 operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16,
1864, to April 2, 1865.
Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
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 and before Richmond
till March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. 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 at Petersburg and City
Point till May 30. Moved to Texas May 30-June 10. Duty on the Rio Grande
opposite Mattamoras, Mexico, till October. Mustered out October 20, 1865,
and discharged at Philadelphia, Pa., November 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 188 Enlisted men by disease. Total 239.
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