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Pvt Charles Austin
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Birth: unknown, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1865, USA

Charles Austin was a private in the 57th Regiment United States Colored Infantry company E. He is listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC. His plaque No. is C-68.

The 57th Regiment Infantry was organized March 11, 1864, from 4th Arkansas Infantry (African Descent). Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to December, 1866.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Helena and Little Rock, Ark., until August, 1864. (A detachment on Steele's Camden Expedition March 23-May 3, 1864, as bridge train guard.) Skirmish near Little Rock April 26, 1864. Operations against Shelby north of Arkansas River May 13-31. Skirmishes near Little Rock May 24 and 28. March to Brownsville, Ark., August 23, and to Duvall's Bluff August 29. Duty there and at Little Rock until June, 1865; then at various points in the Dept. of Arkansas guarding property and on post duty until December, 1866. Companies "A" and "D" mustered out October 18-19, 1866. Regiment mustered out December 31, 1866.

From Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji who are documenting headstones and cemeteries in Arkansas and parts of Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections contact Tonia at toniaH@aol.com.




 
 
Burial:
Little Rock National Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Grave #3819 buried March 19, 1865.
 
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Jul 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7671940
Pvt Charles Austin
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Pvt Charles Austin
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Pvt Charles Austin
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