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1st Regiment Alabama Siege Artillery (African Descent)
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Active June 20, 1863 to March 11, 1864
Country United States of America
Allegiance United States of America
Branch Artillery

The 1st Regiment Alabama Siege Artillery (African Descent) was an artillery regiment recruited from African-Americans that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 1st Siege Artillery was raised at LaGrange, LaFayette and Memphis, Tennessee, as well as Corinth, Mississippi in June 20, 1863 after Federal troops occupied the area.

The regiment was redesignated the 6th U.S. Regiment Colored Heavy Artillery on March 11, 1864.

See also[]

  • List of Alabama Union Civil War regiments
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