United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 18th (1864-1866) | Amistad Research Center
Name: United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 18th (1864-1866)
Historical Note: The 18th regiment of the U.S. Colored Infantry was organized in Missouri on February 1, 1864. It served in the District of St. Louis, Missouri and at St. Louis until November of that year. It moved to Paducah, Kentucky, and then to Nashville, Tennessee were it participated in battles in that area on December 15-16. From December 17-28, it engaged in the pursuit of Confederate General John B. Hood during Hood's Tennessee Campaign. The regiment was active in the Bridgeport, Alabama, area until February 1865 before returning to Tennessee. The regiment mustered out on February 21, 1866.
Sources: Civil War Archive (http://www.civilwararchive.com/unioncol.htm)
Note Author: Christopher Harter
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