Union Regimental Histories

 

United States Colored Troops Infantry

 

105th Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

106th Regiment Infantry

Organized May 16, 1864, from 4th Alabama Colored Infantry. Attached to District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison at Pulaski and railroad guard duty entire term. Forest's attack on Athens, Ala., September 23-24, 1864. Consolidated with 40th United States Colored Troops November 7, 1865.

107th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., May 3 to September 15, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. Provisional Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to August, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina and Dept. of the South to November, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty in Kentucky until October, 1864. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 26. Siege of Petersburg November 3 to December 7. 1st Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 7-15, 1865. Bombardment of Fort Fisher January 13-15. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Sugar Loaf Hill January 19. Federal Point February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Northeast Ferry February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. March on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Action at Cox's Bridge March 23-24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at various points in North Carolina and in the Dept. of the South until November, 1866. Mustered out November 22, 1866.

108th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., June 20, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1865. Military District of Kentucky to May, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi and the Gulf to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Garrison and guard duty at various points in Kentucky until January, 1865. Action at Owensboro, Ky., October 22, 1864. Guard duty at Rock Island, III., January to May, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of Mississippi until March, 1866. Mustered out March 21, 1866.

109th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., July 5, 1864. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. Martindale's Provisional Brigade, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Louisville and Louisa, Ky., until October, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac before Petersburg and Richmond, Va. Duty at Deep Bottom and in trenches before Richmond north of the James River until March, 1865. Actions at Fort Harrison December 10, 1864, and January 23, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road, Hatcher's Run, March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point until May. Embarked for Texas May 25, arriving at Indianola, Texas, June 25. Duty there and on the Rio Grande, Texas, until March, 1866. Mustered out March 21, 1866.

110th Regiment Infantry

Organized June 25, 1864, from 2nd Alabama Colored Infantry. Attached to District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to September, 1865. Dept. of the Tennessee to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Pulaski, Tenn., and guard duty on railroad in North Alabama until February, 1865. Forest's attack on Athens, Ala., September 23-24, 1864. Larkinsville, Ala., January 8, 1865 (Detachment of Co. "E"). Guard Nashville & Northwestern Railroad until June, 1865. At Gallatin, Tenn., and at various points in the Dept. of Tennessee until February, 1866. Mustered out February 6, 1866.

111th Regiment Infantry

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

112th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Little Rock, Ark., from 5th Arkansas Colored Infantry April 23 to November 8, 1864. Attached to 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, June, 1864, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to April, 1865. Post and garrison duty at Little Rock, Ark., entire term. Transferred to 113th United States Colored Troops (New) April 1, 1865.

 

113th Regiment Infantry (Old)

Organized June 25, 1864, from 6th Arkansas Colored Infantry. Attached to 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to April, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Little Rock, Ark., entire term. Consolidated with 11th United States Colored Troops (Old) and 112th United States Colored Troops to form 113th United States Colored Troops (New) April 1, 1865.

113th Regiment Infantry (New)

Organized April 1, 1864, by consolidation of 11th United States Colored Troops (Old), 112th United States Colored Troops and 113th United States Colored Troops (Old). Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to August, 1865, and Dept. of Arkansas to April, 1866. Duty in Dept. of Arkansas. Mustered out April 9, 1866.

114th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., July 4, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January. 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to April, 1867.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Nelson and Louisa, Ky:, until January, 1865. Ordered to Dept. of Virginia January 3, 1865. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond on the Bermuda Hundred Front until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point until June. Moved to Texas June and July. Duty at Brownsville and other points on the Rio Grande, Texas, until April, 1867. Mustered out April 2, 1867.

115th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bowling Green, Ky., July 15 to October 21, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Lexington, Ky., until December, 1864. Ordered to Virginia. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond January to April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until May. Sailed for Texas May 20. Duty in District of the Rio Grande until February, 1866. Mustered out February 10, 1866.

116th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., June 6 to July 12, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to September, 1864. Unattached, 10th Corps, Army of the James, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to September, 1866. Dept. of the Gulf to January, 1867.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Nelson until September, 1864. Defense of Camp Nelson and Hickman's Bridge against Forest's attack. Ordered to join Army of the James in Virginia, reporting to General Butler September 27. Duty at City Point, Va., until October. Moved to Deep Bottom October 23. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond October 23, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Operations on north side of the James River before Richmond October 27-28, 1864. Fatigue duty at Deep Bottom, Dutch Gap and in trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road, Hatcher's Run, March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg until May 25. Embarked at City Point, Va., for Texas May 25, arriving at Brazos Santiago June 22. March to White's Ranch June 24. Duty at Rome, Texas, until February, 1866. In Sub-District, Lower Rio Grande, until September, 1866, and at New Orleans, La., until January, 1867. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky., January 17, 1867.

117th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Covington, Ky., July 18 to September 27, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. Provisional Brigade, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to August, 1867.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Nelson, Ky., until October, 1864. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 21. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point until June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at Brownsville and on the Rio Grande, Texas, until August, 1867. Mustered out August 10, 1867.

118th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Baltimore, Md., October 19, 1864. Moved to City Point, Va., October 26, 1864. Attached to Provisional Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond November, 1864, to April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at Brownsville and at various points on the Rio Grande until February, 1866. Mustered out February 6, 1866.

119th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., January 18 to May 16, 1865. Attached to Dept. of Kentucky and duty at various points in that State until April, 1866. Mustered out April 27, 1866.

120th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Henderson, Ky., November, 1864. Garrison and guard duty at various points in Military District and Dept. of Kentucky until June, 1865. Discontinued June 21, 1865.

121st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Maysville, Ky., October 8, 1864. Garrison and guard duty at various points in Military District and Dept. of Kentucky until June, 1865. Discontinued June 30, 1865.

122nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., December 31, 1864. Ordered to Virginia January 12, 1865. Attached to 25th Corps, Army of the James, Unassigned, to April, 1865. Dept. of Texas to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., until February, 1865. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., February to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until June, 1865. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at Brownsville and at various points on the Rio Grande until February, 1866. Mustered out February 8, 1866.

123rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., December 2, 1864. Duty at Louisville, Ky., and other points in the Dept. of Kentucky until October, 1865. Mustered out October 24, 1865.

124th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., January 1 to April 27, 1865. Garrison and guard duty at various points in the Dept. of Kentucky until December, 1867. Mustered out December 20, 1867.

125th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., February 12 to June 2, 1865. Garrison and guard duty at Louisville, Ky., and other points in the Dept. of Kentucky until December, 1867. Mustered out December 20, 1867.

126th Regiment Infantry

Not organized.

127th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., August 23 to September 10, 1864. Ordered to City Point, Va., September, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 29-30. Fort Harrison September 29. Darbytown Road October 13. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in trenches north of the James River before Richmond until March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point until June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at various points on the Rio Grande until October. Mustered out October 20, 1865.

 

128th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Hilton Head, S. C., April, 1865. Duty in Dept. of the South until October, 1865. Mustered out October 20, 1865.

135th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Goldsboro; N. C., March 28, 1865. Duty in Dept. of North Carolina until October, 1865. Mustered out October 23, 1865.

136th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Atlanta, Ga., July 15, 1865. Duty in Dept. of Georgia. Mustered out January 4, 1866.

137th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Selma, Ala., April 8, 1865. Mustered in at Macon, Ga., June 1, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of Georgia until January, 1866. Mustered out January 15, 1866.

138th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Atlanta, Ga., July 15, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of Georgia. Mustered out January 6, 1866.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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