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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 199 199 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 34 34 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 27 27 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 13 13 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 9 9 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 9 9 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 8 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 7 7 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 5 5 Browse Search
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olored troops. About this same time General Butler took the initiative in the enlistment of colored men as soldiers, by organizing at new Orleans the regiments known as the Louisiana Native Guards, one of which completed its organization in August, 1862, and was mustered into service on the 27th of the following month. It was designated the First Louisiana Native Guard, and was the first black regiment to join the Union Army. The Second Louisiana Native Guard was mustered in, October 12, 1862; the Third, on November 24, 1862. The other regiments of the Guard, or Corps d'afrique as it was called, completed their organizations within a few months later. At this time, also, in August, 1862, recruiting for a colored regiment was commenced in Kansas, and over 600 men were soon mustered in. The regiment, however, was not mustered into the United States service until January 13, 1863. It was then designated the First Kansas Colored Volunteers, but its name was changed, in December,
s becoming slightly engaged at Antietam. After that battle, Couch's Division was transferred, entire, to the Sixth Corps, becoming the Third Division of that corps, with General John Newton commanding the division. General Couch was promoted to the command of the Second Corps. In the meantime, Peck's (2d) Division of the Fourth Corps was ordered to remain on the Peninsula, from whence it went, after a few months stay. to Suffolk, Va. The Fourth Corps was officially dliscontinued in August, 1862, and its divisions were never reunited. Fourth Corps. (Army of the Cumberland.) Missionary Ridge Orchard Knob Dandridge Dalton Rocky Face Ridge Resaca: Cassville Adairsville New Hope Church Pickett's Mills Kenesaw Mountain Smyrna Camp ground Vining's Station Peach Tree Creek Siege of Atlanta Jonesboro Lovejoy's Station Spring Hill Franklin Nashville Occupation of Texas. This corps was composed of fighting regiments. Of the regiments in the Western armies
mattox. notes.--Organized at Lockport in August, 1862, as the One Hundred and Twenty-ninth Infant lost 110 men there out of 474 engaged. In August, 1862, the gallant regiment fought again on the Mx. notes.--Recruited in Orange county in August, 1862, and organized at Goshen, N. Y. It was mustox. notes.--Recruited at Philadelphia in August, 1862. It arrived at Washington, September 1st, es.--Recruited at Pittsburg and vicinity in August, 1862, in response to the President's second calln several minor affairs with the enemy. In August, 1862, it was ordered to join the army in easternranklin. notes.--Organized at Chicago in August, 1862, by the railroad companies in the State of 10     notes.--Organized at Detroit in Aug. 1862, leaving the State on December 4th with 1,14ths in various places in the Southwest. In August, 1862, it encamped at Jacinto, Miss., leaving the Fisher's Hill, Va. notes.--Organized in August, 1862, the men having been recruited from the Sta[14 more...]