10th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment

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1st Louisiana Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent)
1st Corps d'Afrique Heavy Artillery
10th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery
Active 1862–1867
Country United States of America
Branch Union Army
Type Heavy Artillery
Garrison/HQ New Orleans, Louisiana
Engagements American Civil War

The 10th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment was an artillery regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War that served in the New Orleans defenses.[1] The unit was organized in New Orleans in November 1862 as the 1st Louisiana Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent), and redesignated as the 1st Corps d'Afrique Heavy Artillery Regiment a year later. It briefly became the 7th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment in April 1864, then assumed its final designation in May.

Corps d'Afrique[edit]

The designation was changed to 1st Corps d'Afrique Heavy Artillery in November 1863.

United States Colored Troops[edit]

The unit was designated the 7th Regiment Heavy Artillery on April 4, 1864, and 10th Regiment Heavy Artillery May 21, 1864.[1] Members mustered out on February 22, 1867.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dyer, Frederick Henry (1908). Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories. New York: T. Yoseloff.