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ieut. Colonel, 19th Mo. Infantry, Aug. 30, 1861. In command Provost Guard, St. Louis, Mo.; ordered to Benton Barracks; regiment consolidated with 3d Mo. Infantry. Colonel, 3d Mo. Infantry (Lyon regiment), Jan. 18, 1862. On expedition to Helena, Ark., Mar.–July, 1862; in charge of brigade; on expedition to Pilot Knob and Ironton, Mo.; in the movement of Sherman against Vicksburg, Dec. 2, 1862; battles of Chickasaw Bayou, Miss.; Arkansas Post; Deer Creek, Miss., expedition; expedition to Black Bayou. In command of 1st Miss. Regiment Volunteers of African descent, afterwards 51st U. S. Colored Infantry, and of all troops of African descent in that vicinity. Colonel, 51st U. S. Colored Infantry, May 9, 1863. Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 27, 1863. Ordered to report at Washington, D. C., thence to General Grant at Nashville, Tenn., and assigned to command in General McPherson's Corps with headquarters at Haines's Bluff. Appointment expired by constitutional limitation, July