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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Tennessee|Tennessee]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Tennessee Military Records|Tennessee Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Tennessee in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 1st Regiment, Tennessee Heavy Artillery (African Descent) (Union)''
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=== Brief History  ===
 
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*Memphis Light Battery
 
*Memphis Light Battery
  
Also called 1st Tennessee Battery, (African Descent). Attached to 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent) as Co. "M". March 11, 1864 changed to Company "D" 2nd U. S. Light Artillery Regiment (Colored). April 26, 1864 changed to Company "F" 2nd U.S. Colored Light Artillery Regiment.<br>
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Also called 1st Tennessee Battery, (African Descent). Attached to 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent) as Co. "M". March 11, 1864 changed to Company "D" 2nd U. S. Light Artillery Regiment (Colored). April 26, 1864 changed to Company "F" 2nd U.S. Colored Light Artillery Regiment.<br>  
  
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/civilwar/usaart/usamemphis.html Memphis Light Battery], Tennesseans in the Civil War, (accessed 2 Sep 2011).&nbsp; TNGenWeb.&nbsp; Brief history
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/civilwar/usaart/usamemphis.html Memphis Light Battery], Tennesseans in the Civil War, (accessed 2 Sep 2011).&nbsp; TNGenWeb.&nbsp; Brief history
  
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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Organized at Fort Pickering, Memphis, in 1863. March 11, 1864, changed to 2nd U. S. Heavy Artillery Regiment (Colored). April 26, 1864, changed to 3rd U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment.

Companies in this Regiment[edit | edit source]

  • The regiment was initially recruited as eight companies, but actually mustered with twelve.
  • Memphis Light Battery

Also called 1st Tennessee Battery, (African Descent). Attached to 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent) as Co. "M". March 11, 1864 changed to Company "D" 2nd U. S. Light Artillery Regiment (Colored). April 26, 1864 changed to Company "F" 2nd U.S. Colored Light Artillery Regiment.


Other Sources[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]