3rd Missouri Colored Infantry Regiment

The 3rd Missouri Colored Infantry Regiment was an African-American infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was redesignated as the 67th U.S. Colored Troops Regiment on March 11, 1864.

3rd Missouri Colored Infantry Regiment
67th U.S. Colored Troops Regiment
Flag of the United States (1863-1865).svg
ActiveDecember 1863 to July 12, 1865
CountryFlag of the United States (1863-1865).svg United States
AllegianceFlag of the United States (1863-1865).svg Union
BranchInfantry
EngagementsAmerican Civil War

ServiceEdit

The 3rd Missouri Colored Infantry Regiment was organized at Benton Barracks, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the winter of 1863–1864. Designation changed to 67th Regiment United States Colored Troops March 11, 1864. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to March 1864. District of Port Hudson, Louisiana, Dept. of the Gulf, to June 1864. Provisional Brigade, District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to September 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to February 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to May 1865. Northern District of Louisiana, Dept. of the Gulf, to July 1865.

Detailed ServiceEdit

Moved from Benton Barracks, Missouri, to Port Hudson, Louisiana, arriving March 19, 1864, and duty there till June. Moved to Morganza, Louisiana, and duty there till June 1865. Action at Mt. Pleasant Landing, Louisiana, May 15, 1864 (Detachment). Expedition from Morganza to Bayou Sara September 6–7, 1864. Moved to Port Hudson June 1, 1865. Consolidated with 65th Regiment, United States Colored Troops, July 12, 1865.

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