Corps d'Afrique Records,1863-1864

Descriptive Summary

Title
Corps d'Afrique Records,1863-1864
Creator
United States Corps d'Afrique
Extent
15 items
Subjects
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Participation, Afro-American-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union Army African-American unit. Correspondence and General Orders Numbers 2 -6 from the Headquarters of the Corps d'Afrique, Louisville, Kentucky, during the Civil War, concerning the headquarter's move to Six Mile Island in the Ohio River for their safety, promotions, appointments and resignations of officers, and charges of violations between certain officers. Also included is a provision return for the station in New Albany, Indiana