|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1913|
Solomon Bass was a private in the 5th Regiment Heavy Artillery of the United States Colored Heavy Artillery Unit Company C. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington D.C. on plaque #A-12.
The 5th Regiment Heavy Artillery was organized from 1st Mississippi Heavy Artillery (African Descent). Designated 4th Heavy Artillery March 11, 1864, and 5th Heavy Artillery April 26, 1864. Attached to 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February 1865. Unattached, Post of Vicksburg, Dept. of Mississippi, and Dept. of the Gulf to May, 1864.
SERVICE. --Garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss., until May, 1866. Expedition from Vicksburg to Rodney and Fayette September 29-October 3, 1864. Expedition from Vicksburg to Yazoo City November 23-December 4, 1864. Mustered out May 20, 1866.
Lost during service 4 Officers and 124 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 697 Enlisted men by disease. Total 829.
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Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6 Row 0 Grave #6149
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Apr 11, 2004
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