Organized April 4, 1864, from 3rd Corps de Afrique Infantry. Attached to
1st Brigade, 1st Division, Corps de Afrique, Dept. of the Gulf, to February,
1865. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1865.
Red River Campaign March 10-May 22, 1864. Advance from Franklin
to Alexandria, La., March 14-26. Retreat from Alexandria to Morganza May
May 16. Near Moreauville May 17.
Yellow Bayou May
18. Duty at Morganza till February, 1865. Ordered to Terre Bonne February
26. Duty there and in the District of LaFourche till November, 1865. Expedition
to Lake Verret, Grand Lake and the Park April 2-10, 1865. Operations about
Brashear City April 30-May 12. Mustered out November 25, 1865.
CORPS DE AFRIQUE.-UNITED STATES COLORED
3rd REGIMENT INFANTRY.
Organized June 6, 1863, from 3rd Louisiana Native Guard Infantry. Attached
to 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. Port
Hudson, La., to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Corps de Afrique,
Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1864.
Assault on Port
Hudson, La., June 14, 1863. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Duty at
Port Hudson till April, 1864. Skirmish at Jackson August 3, 1863. Designation
of Regiment changed to 75th United States Colored Troops April 4, 1864 (which