REGIMENTAL SERVICE RECORDS for the
2nd NORTH CAROLINA COLORED VOLUNTEERS /
36th UNITED STATES COLORED INFANTRY

COMMANDS - [ 2nd NCCV ]

October 28, 1864 - Organized at New Bern, NC and Portsmouth, VA.

To February, 1864 - Attached to Wild’s African Brigade, U.S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina.

COMMANDS - [ 36TH USCT ]

February 8, 1864 - Organized from 2nd North Carolina Colored Infantry.

To April, 1864 - Attached to U. S. Forces, Norfolk & Portsmouth, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina.

To June, 1864 - District of St. Marys, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina.

To August, 1864 - Unattached, Army of the James.

To December, 1864 - 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps.

December, 1864 - 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps.

To October, 1866 - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, and Dept. of Texas.

SERVICE: [ 2nd NCCV ]

[ A Detachment with African Brigade ]

December 5-24, 1863 - Regiment on Expedition from Norfolk, VA to South Mills, Camden, etc., NC.

[ A Detachment at New Berne, NC ]

February 8, 1864 - Designation of Regiment changed to 36th United States Colored Troops.

SERVICE: [ 37th USCT ]

February - April, 1864 - Duty at Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA.

April - July, 1864 - At Point Lookout, MD, District of St. Marys, guarding prisoners.

April 12-14, 1864 - Expedition from Point Lookout to Westmoreland County, VA.

May 11-14, 1864 - Expedition from Point Lookout to Rappahannock River, VA.

June 11-21, 1864 - to Pope's Creek, VA.

July 1-3, 1864 - Moved from Point Lookout, MD to Bermuda Hundred, VA.

July 3, 1864, to April 2, 1865 - Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, VA.

September 29-30, 1864 - Battle of Chaffin"s Farm / New Market Heights, VA [NPS]

October 27-28, 1864 - Battle of Fair Oaks, VA.

November 17, 1864 - Dutch Gap, VA.

To March 27, 1865 - Duty north of James River before Richmond, VA.

March 27-April 9, 1865 - The Appomattox Campaign, VA.

April 3, 1865 - Occupation of Richmond, VA.

To May, 1865 - Duty in Dept. of Virginia.

May 24-June 6, 1865 - Moved to Texas.

To October, 1866 - Duty along the Rio Grande, Texas, and at various points in Texas.

October 28, 1866. - Mustered Out at Brazos Santiago, Texas.

Source: Frederick H. Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979. p. 1472 and pp. 1729-30.

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