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1st Regiment Colored Infantry / 55th U.S. Colored Troops

This regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, May 21, 1863, as the 1st regiment Alabama volunteers, a.d. [African Descent], to serve three years. Its designation was changed to 55th regiment U.S. colored troops March 11, 1864. It was mustered out of service December 31, 1865.

Colonel

N.B. Bartram - 17 November 1865

Lieutenant Colonel

William B. McCord - 4 October 1865

Major

Frank M. Ewing - 12 October 1865

Captains

Henry Simmons - 21 May 1863
Thomas Brown - 22 May 1863
Delos A. Ward - 25 January 1864
Aaron Challacombe - 25 December 1864
Theodore Griffen - 22 July 1865
George A. Gulliver - 25 August 1865

First Lieutenants

Eli Babb - 21 May 1863
Isaac A. Lewis - 25 May 1863
Charles E. Overton - 14 June 1863
Dennis W. Brown - 26 January 1865
Andrew J. Wells - 1 March 1865
Reuben S. Mason - 22 July 1865
Zimri H. Howe, R.Q.M. - 22 July 1865
James M. Miller - 2 August 1865
James P. Ross - 12 october 1865
James D. Springer 16 December 1865

Second Lieutenants

James Vincent - 19 July 1865
William J. McClkuskey - 23 November 1865
James H. Thomas - 27 November 1865
Patrick Henry - 1 December 1865
Mortimer F. Smith - 23 December 1865

Surgeon

Wesley Humphrey - 21 May 1863

Assistant Surgeons

William C. Hall - 5 December 1864
Joseph Kugler - 16 September 1865

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