|Birth: ||unknown, USA|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1865, USA|
Peter Bacon was a Private in the 7th Regiment Company K of the United States Colored Infantry. He is listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington. He is on plaque No. A-17.
The 7th Regiment Infantry was organized at Baltimore, Md., September 26 to November 12, 1863. Duty at Camp Benedict, Md., until March, 1864. Ordered to Portsmouth, Va., March 4, thence to Hilton Head, S.C., March 7-10, and to Jacksonville, Fla., March 14-15. Attached to Post of Jacksonville, Fla., District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to July, 1864. District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. of the South, July, 1864. Jacksonville, Fla., District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1866. Dept. of Texas to October, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 84 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 307 Enlisted men by disease. Total 393.
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Salisbury National Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Feb 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8381068