|Death: ||Jun. 15, 1866, USA|
Corpral David Parker was with the 54th United States Colored Infantry, Company K. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial. His plaque No.C-66.
The 54th Regiment Infantry was organized March 11, 1864, from 2nd Arkansas Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 2nd Brigade Frontier Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to December, 1866.
SERVICE.--Duty at Helena, Ark., until May, 1864. Ordered to Fort Smith, Ark., and duty there until January, 1865. Actions at Fort Gibson September 16, 1864. Cabin Creek September 19. Cow Creek, Kansas, November 14 and 28. Ordered to Little Rock January, 1865. Action on Arkansas River January 18. Duty at Little Rock and at various points in Dept. of Arkansas until December, 1866. Mustered out August 8 to December 31, 1866.
From Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji who are documenting headstones and Cemeteries of the USCT in Arkansas and parts of Oklahoma. For corrections or additional information contact Tonia at email@example.com.
Fort Smith National Cemetery
Plot: Grave #3161
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Jul 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7647881