|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1912|
Lucius Betts was a Corporal in the 64h Regiment Company E of the United States Colored Infantry. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington D.C. on plaque C-74.
The 64th Regiment Infantry was organized March 11, 1864, from 7th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 1st Division, Unassigned, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to May, 1864. District of Natchez, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to September, 1864. Davis' Bend, Miss., District of Vicksburg, Miss., to December, 1864. Unattached, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February, 1865. Post of Vicksburg and Dept. of Mississippi, to March, 1866.
SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss., until May, 1864. Actions at Ashwood Landing, La., May 1 and 4. Post and garrison duty at Davis' Bend and Natchez, Miss., until February, 1865. Action at Davis' Bend June 2, 1864. Point Pleasant June 25. Davis' Bend June 29. (Pine Bluff, Ark., July 2, 1864. Helena, Ark., August 2, 1864, as a Detachment.) Duty at Vicksburg, Miss., until April, 1865. At Davis' Bend and in the Dept. of Mississippi until March, 1866. Mustered out March 13, 1866.
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Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6 Row 0 Grave #6122
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Jul 05, 2004
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