Thomas Chambers was a private in the 52nd Infantry of the United States Colored Troops Company D. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington D.C. He is listed as Abraham Baily on plaque No. C-64.
The 52nd Regiment Infantry was organized March 11, 1864, from 2nd Mississippi Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Corps, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February, 1865. Maltby's Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., and Dept. of Mississippi, to May, 1866.
SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss., until June, 1865. Action at Coleman's Plantation, Port Gibson, July 4, 1864. Bayou Liddell October 15. Duty at various points in the Depts. of Mississippi and the Gulf until May, 1866. Mustered out May 5, 1866.
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Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6 Row 0 Grave #6236
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Apr 13, 2004
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