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History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-6, Volume 2
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184 NINTH REGIMENT INFANTRY, U. S. C. T., MARYLAND VOLUNTEERS.

and soon thereafter marched to Brownsville, where it remained in camp until October 2nd, 1866,
when it was ordered to New Orleans, where it lay in camp at Greenville, Louisiana, receiving
orders to muster out November 10th, 1866, to go by steamer to Baltimore, Maryland.

This regiment had been exposed and suffered to an unusual degree from all the worst
and most frightful diseases that flesh is heir to, such as congestive intermittent fever,
measles, small-pox, scurvy and cholera.

The casualties in the 9th regiment, U. S. Colored Troops, Maryland Volunteers, were
as follows; killed in action, 1 commissioned officer and 46 enlisted men; died of disease,
wounds, etc., 2 commissioned officers and 266 enlisted men or a total death list of 315 men.

The 9th regiment in addition to numerous skirmishes bore an honorable part in the
following engagements, John's Island, South Carolina; Deep Bottom, Virginia; Fussel's Mills,
Virginia; Siege of Petersburg, Virginia; Darbytown Road, Virginia; October 13th and 27th,
1864; Capture of Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865.

 

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