65th Regiment U. S.Colored Troops
Contributed byAndy Gappa
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County, Illinois
Enrolled July 26, 1861 as 2d Lieut. at Philadelphia; mustered in at Washington, D.C.. August 12, 1861; residence: Philadelphia; promoted to 2d Lieut. August 2, 1861; promoted to 1st Lieut. March 1862; resigned May 1, 1862. On January 6, 1864 commissioned as Captain into Company E, 65th Regiment U. S. Colored Troop; promoted to BrevetMajor, March 3, 1865; mustered out January 8, 1867.
S. P. Bates' "Historyof the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65,"
Historic Data Systems. "Official Army Register of the VolunteerForce 1861-1865" and the National Archives "Index to Compiled Military ServiceRecords."
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