Battle Unit Details

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

111th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Overview:
Organized June 25, 1864, from 3rd Alabama Colored Infantry. Attached to garrison at Pulaski, Tenn., District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to July, 1865. Dept. of the Tennessee to April, 1866.

Service:
Duty at Pulaski, Tenn., and Athens, Ala., District of North Alabama, till September, 1864. Action at Athens with Forest September 23-24 (most of Regiment captured). Sulphur Branch Trestle September 25 (Detachment). Duty at Pulaski, Tenn., till January, 1865. Guard duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad and in Middle Tennessee till April, 1866. Mustered out April 30, 1866.

Predecessor unit:

ALABAMA VOLUNTEERS.
3rd REGIMENT INFANTRY.
Organized at Pulaski, Tenn., January 3, 1864. Attached to Garrison of Pulaski, Tenn., Dept. Tennessee, to June, 1864.
Garrison duty at Pulaski and Athens and as guard to Railroads in Northern Alabama till June, 1864.
Designation changed to 111th U.S. Colored Troops June 25, 1864, which see.
Soldiers:
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