9th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent)
Active 1863–1864
Country United States of America
Allegiance 22x20px USA
Branch Union Army, American Civil War
Type Infantry
Engagements Siege of Vicksburg; Battle of Milliken's Bend
Hermann Lieb

The 9th Louisiana Infantry (African descent) was a regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.[1][2]

63rd United States Colored Regiment Infantry[edit | edit source]

The designation of the regiment was changed to the 63rd Regiment Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops on March 11, 1864.[3] The regiment served in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee and mustered out January 9, 1866.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Dyer, Frederick Henry (1908). Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories. New York: T. Yoseloff. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text.jsp?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2001.05.0146%3Achapter%3D16%3Aregiment%3DLA9. 
  2. United Nations Library (2006). Bibliography Of State Participation In The Civil War, 1861-1866. Martino Publishing. ISBN 1-57898-519-6. 
  3. "Union Regimental Histories: United States Colored Troops Infantry". The Civil War Archive. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uncolinf3.htm. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 

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Coordinates: 32°26′N 91°06′W / 32.44°N 91.10°W / 32.44; -91.10

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