5th Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry (Colored)
Organized at Camp Meigs, Readville. 1st
Battalion moved to Washington, D. C., May 5-8, 1864. At Camp Stoneman,
Giesboro Point, Md., May 8-12. Dismounted and moved to Camp Casey, near Fort
Albany, May 12. 2nd Battalion moved to Washington May 6-8, and to Camp Casey
May 9. 3rd Battalion moved to Washing- ton May 8-10, and to Camp Casey May
11. Regiment moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to City Point, Va., May
13-16. Attached to Rand's Provisional Bri- gade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of
Virginia and North Carolina, May, 1864. Hinks' Colored Division, 18th Army
Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to July,
1864. Point Lookout, Md., District of St. Mary's, 22nd Army Corps, to March,
1865. Unattached, 25th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1865. Dept.
of Texas to October, 1865.
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