Pennsylvania Grand Review

Honoring African American Patriots 1865 / 2010

24th USCT Regiment

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The 24th USCT Regiment was organized at Camp William Penn on February 17, 1865.  In May, it was stationed at Camp Casey in Virginia outside of Washington, DC; then in June it was moved to Maryland to guard Confederate prisoners.  The regiment’s final assignment was preserving order and distributing supplies in and around Roanoke, Virginia between July and September 1865.

You can read the full summary of the 24th USCT Regiment’s actions during the Civil War as well as see the complete muster roll here.

(Courtesy of Google Books – Samuel P. Bates, History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5 (Harrisburg: B. Singerly, 1871), 5: 1011-1025.)

Posted in US Colored Troops Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 11:08 am.


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4 Replies

  1. Brian Mar 2nd 2012

    Orlando Brown is my great great great grandfather. Thank you for the information. do you have any further information about him? I’d love to learn more.

  2. David Ashenhurst Apr 2nd 2016

    Hello Brian —

    I’m one generation closer than you to Orlando Brown — he’s my great great grandfather. I know a lot more about him, and am doing research on him. Please contact me if you can, at

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