United States Colored Troops

  • American

United States Colored Troops were regiments in the United States Army made up of African-American, then known as colored, soldiers. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Captain 34th Infantry Regiment George W Brush 1863


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1861/01/08 Confederate troops under the command of Gen H B LyonLed attack Scottsboro Depot defended by 29 soldiers of the 101 First US Colored Infantry and 25 soldiers of the 110 US Colored Infantry led by 1st Lt John Hull. Union Troops Scottsboro Memphis and Charleston Railroad Depot Scottsboro, AL
1864/05/24 Led by Major Gen Fitzhugh Lee, 2500 Confederate cavalry attack Fort Pocahontas. His force is repulsed by the 1,100 or so USCTs under the command of Gen Edward A Wild. Casualties numbered over 100 for the Confederates and about 20 for the Union. Union Soldiers Fort Pocahontas Charles City, VA Battle of Wilson's Wharf
1865/04/04 President Lincoln disembarks from Admiral Porter's flag-ship, the Malvern, at Rocketts landing and walks 2 miles to uptown Richmond, accompanied by United States Colored Troops Union Soldiers Fall of Richmond 1865
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