Kentucky's German Americans in the Civil War


  • Organization and Service
  •  Battery "A" Light Artillery "Stone's"

    From Dyer's Compendium

    ORGANIZATION

    Organized at Camp Joe Holt, Ky., from Louisville Legion July, 1861, as Stone's Battery, and mustered in at Camp Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 27, 1861. Attached to Rousseau's Brigade, McCook's Command, at Nolin, to December, 1861. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Ohio, to August, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Ohio, to October, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unassigned, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to November, 1865.

    SERVICE

    --Moved to Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 17, 1861. At Camp Muldraugh's Hill and Nolin until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 16-April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Jefferson December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31. 1862, and January 1-3, 1863, At Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to McMinnville March 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Tullahoma July 1; Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads, near Dug Gap, September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. At Murfreesboro, Tenn., until March, 1864, and at Nashville, Tenn., as Garrison Artillery, until November, 1864. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Warfield's, near Columbia, December 23. At Huntsville, Ala., until March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Texas June-July. Duty at San Antonio, Texas, and at Victoria, Texas, until November. Mustered out November 17, 1865.

    Battery lost during service 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 32. 1

    4th KENTUCKY CAVALRY REGIMENT

    Organization

    Organized at Louisville, Ky., December 24, 1861. Moved to Bardstown, Ky., January 6, 1862, and duty there till March. Unattached Cavalry, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army Ohio, to October, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. Ohio, to November, 1862. District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to August, 1865.

    Service.

    1862

    Moved from Bardstown, Ky.,January 6, 1862.. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., March 26, 1862, Thence to Wartrace, Tenn., April 8, and duty in that vicinity till July. Action at Lebanon May 5. Readyville June 7. Rankin's Ferry near Jasper June 18. Shell Mountain June 21. Battle Creek June 21 and July 5. Murfreesboro July 13 (4 Cos.). Moved to Tullahoma July 13, and duty there till August. Sparta August 4 (Detachment). Raid on Louisville & Nashville Railroad August 19-21 (Detachment). March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 22-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Near Perryville October 6-7. Near Mountain Gap October 14 and 16. Duty on southern, border of Kentucky till February, 1863.

    1863

    Duty on southern, border of Kentucky till February, 1863. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 9, thence to Murfreesboro and Franklin, Tenn. Expedition to Spring Hill March 4-5. Franklin, March 4. Thompson's Station, Spring Hill, March 5. Expedition from Franklin to Columbia March 8-12. Thompson's Station March 9. Rutherford Creek March 10-11. Spring Hill March 19. Near Thompson's Station March 23. Little Harpeth March 25. Near Franklin March 31. Thompson's Station May 2. Franklin June 4. Triune June 9. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Uniontown and Rover June 23. Middleton June 24. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Expedition to Huntsville July 13-22. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Maysville, Ala., August 21 and 28. Reconnoissance from Alpine, Ga., toward Summerville September 10. Skirmishes at Summerville September 10 and 15. Battle of Chickamauga September 19- 21. Moved to Bellefonte, Ala., September 25-30. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 2. Moved to Caperton's Ferry October 2, and duty there till December 2. Moved to Rossville, Ga., December 2-5, and duty there till January 6, 1864. Scout toward Dalton December 12, 1863. Skirmish at Lafayette December 12. Scout to Lafayette December 21-23.

    1864

    Veterans on furlough January to March, 1864. Near Chattanooga till May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Duty in rear of army covering and protecting railroad at Wauhatchie, Lafayette, Calhoun, Dalton and Resaca. At Wauhatchie May 5 to June 18. (A detachment at Lexington, Ky., June 10, 1864.) At Lafayette till August 4. Actions at Lafayette June 24 and 30. At Calhoun August 4 to October 12. Pine Log Creek and near Fairmount August 14. Resaca October 12-13. Near Summerville October 18. Little River, Ala., October 20. Leesburg October 21. Ladiga, Terrapin Creek, October 28. Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 3-9. Operations against Lyon in Kentucky December 6-28. Hopkinsville, Ky., December 16.

    1865

    At Nashville, Tenn., till January 9, 1865. Moved to Gravelly Springs, Ala., and duty there till March. Wilson's Raid from Chickasaw, Ala., to Macon, Ga., March 22-May 1. Six-Mile Creek March 31. Selma April 2. Montgomery April 12. Wetumpka April 13. Fort Tyler, West Point, April 16. Capture of Macon April 20. Duty at Macon and in the Dept. of Georgia till August. Mustered out August 21, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 148 Enlisted men by disease. Total 180. 1 

     5th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry 

     From Dyer's Compendium

    5th Regiment Infantry "Louisville Legion"

    ORGANIZED at Camp Joe, Holt, Ky., September 9, 1861. Attached to Rousseau's 1st Brigade, McCook's

    Command, at Nolin to November, 1861. 4th Brigade, Army of Ohio, to December, 861. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division,

    Army of Ohio, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of Ohio, to November, 1862.

    3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade,

    2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army

    Corps, toJuly, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, to September, 1864.

    SERVICE.--Moved to Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 17, 1861, and duty there until October 14. Duty at Bacon Creek and Green River until February, 1862. March to Nashville, Tenn., February 17-March 3; thence march to Savannah, Tenn., March 16-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Bridge Creek May 27. Duty at Corinth until June 10. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Dog Walk, Ky., October 8-9. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Kimbrough's Mills December 6. Advance on Murfreesboro,Tenn., Decembe 26-30. Nolensville December 26-27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro until June.Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 22-July 7. Liberty Gap June 22-27 Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River an dChickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20.Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29.Brown's Ferry, October 27, Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. ¬∑Orchard Knob November 23-24.Mission[ary] Ridge,November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Campaign in East Tennessee December, 1863, to April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to July 25. Demonstration on Rocky Face Ridge and Dalton May 5-13.Battle of Resaca May 14-15.Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19.Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Pace's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17.Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-25. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., July 25 thence to Louisville, Ky. Mustered out September 14, 1864. (Veterans moved to Nashville July 25 and duty there until January, 1865. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16.Pursuit of Hood December 17-28. Moved to Louisville, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, New York and Hilton Head, S.C., and rejoin Sherman at Raleigh, N. C., April, 1865. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond,Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June.

    Mustered out July 25, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 149 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 143

    Enlisted men by disease. Total 302.

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    From Dyer's Compendium of Union Regiments: 

     

    6th Regiment Infantry

    Organized at Sigel, Muldraugh's Hill and Shepherdsville, Ky., September 9 to December 24, 1861. Attached to Rousseau's 1st Brigade, McCook's Command, at Nolin, Ky., to November, 1861. 12th Brigade, Army of Ohio, to December, 1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Ohio, to January, 1862. 19th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Ohio, to September, 1862. 19th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defenses of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, to September, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, to November, 1864. District of Kentucky to January, 1865.

    SERVICE.--Engaged in the Defense of Eastern Kentucky before muster. Moved to Lebanon, Ky., November 28, 1861. Skirmish at Bagdad, Selby County, Ky., December 12, 1861. At Camp Wyckliffe, Ky., until February, 1862. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 14-25. Occupation of Nashville February 25-March 18. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 18-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Flat Lick, Tenn., August 17 (Detachment). March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 17-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Danville October 11. Near Crab Orchard October 15. Wild Cat Mountain, near Crab Orchard, and Big Rockcastle River, near Mt. Vernon, October 18. Pittman's Cross Roads October 19. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 23-November 6, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Springfield, Ky., December 30 (Detachment). Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro until June. Woodbury January 24. Expedition to Woodbury April 2. Snow Hill, Woodbury, April 3. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Lee and Gordon's Mills, Ga., September 11-13. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20, Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Brown's Ferry October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Operations in East Tennessee December, 1863, to April, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to August 19, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Pace's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 19. Ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., August 19. Garrison duty there and at Bridgeport, Ala., until November 2. Moved to Nashville, Tenn.; thence ordered to Louisville, Ky. Mustered out September 23, 1864, to January 2, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 105 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 216.

    22nd REGIMENT INFANTRY.

    Organized at Louisa, Ky., January 20, 1862. Attached to 18th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 26th Brigade, 7th Division. Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 4th Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863; and Dept. of the Gulf to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Plaquemine, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to :March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864.

    SERVICE.--Operations in Eastern Kentucky till March, 1862. Garfield's Campaign against Humphrey Marshall December 23, 1861, to January 30, 1862. Advance on Paintsville, Ky., December 30, 1861, to January 7, 1862. Jennie's Creek January 7, Occupation of Paintsville October 8. Abbott's Hill January 9. Middle Creek, near Prestonburg, January 10. Occupation of Prestonburg January 11. Expedition to Pound Gap, Cumberland Mountains, March 14-17. Pound Gap March 16. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Cumberland Mountain April 28. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 16. Operations about Cumberland Gap August 2-6. Tazewell August 6. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenup, on the Ohio River, September 16-October 3. West Liberty September 24. Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 10-15, and duty there till December 20. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29, Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-22 and duty there till March. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Big Black till August 13. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 21. Duty at Plaquemine November 21, 1863, to March 24, 1864; and at Baton Rouge till April. Ordered to Alexandria, reporting there April 26. Red River Campaign April 26-May 22. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 31-June 6. Duty at Morganza, at mouth of the White River, Ark., and at Baton Rouge, La., till January, 1865. Mustered out January 20, 1865.

    Veterans and Recruits transferred to 7th Kentucky Infantry. Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 145 Enlisted men by disease. Total 199, 1

     28th Regiment Infantry

    Organized at Louisville and New Haven, Ky., October 10, 1861, to May 9, 1862. Attached to 16th Brigade, Army of Ohio, January-February, 1862. 23rd Independent Brigade, Army of Ohio, to August, 1862. Dumont's Independent Brigade. Army of Ohio, to October, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1862. Clarksville District, Western Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unattached, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to December, 1865.

    SERVICE.--Duty at Shepherdsville, Ky., October to December, 1861. Moved to New Haven, Ky., and guard Louisville & Nashville Railroad and Lebanon Branch and at Bowling Green, Ky., and Franklin, Ky., until July, 1862. (A Detachment at Gallatin.) Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Lebanon July 12. Attack on Gallatin August 12 (Cos. "A," "B," "D," "E" and "F"). Guarding railroad and operating against guerrillas between Green River and the Cumberland River and Louisville & Nashville Railroad until December, 1862. Munfordsville and Woodsonville, Ky., September 14-17 (Co. "I"). Garrison at Clarksville, Tenn., December, 1862, to August, 1863. Regiment mounted and engaged in scouting about Clarksville with many skirmishes. Ordered to Columbia August 25. Scouting and outpost duty on flanks of the army and about Chattanooga until January, 1864. Action at Railroad Tunnel, near Cowan, October 9, 1863 (Detachment). Reconnaissance toward Dalton, Ga., January 21-23, 1864. Near Dalton January 22. Picketing roads south of Chattanooga toward Lafayette, Resaca and Dalton, Ga., until March. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Rocky Faced Ridge and Buzzard's Roost Gap February 23-25. At Pulaski, Tenn., until April. At Lee and Gordon's Mills until April 20. Dismounted April 20 and Joined 4th Army Corps. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station or Smyrna Camp Ground July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Buckhead or Nancy's Creek July 18. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Texas June and July. Duty at San Antonio and Victoria until December. Mustered out December 14, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 36 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 74 Enlisted men by disease. Total 112.

     34th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

    Organized at Louisville, Ky., October, 1862, from Louisville Provost Guard. Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. Unattached, Bowling Green, Ky., 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to October, 1863. District of South Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. Left Wing Forces, Cumberland Gap, to January, 1864. District of the Clinch, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to June, 1865.

    SERVICE.--Provost Guard duty at Louisville, Ky., until May 8, 1863. (Co. "K" at Munfordsville, Ky., September 14-17, 1862.) Ordered to Bowling Green, Ky., May 8, 1863, and duty there until July 1. Moved to Glasgow, Ky., July 1, and operations against Morgan July 1-26. Garrison duty at Glasgow, Ky., until September 28. March to Knoxville, Tenn., thence to Morristown September 28-October 6. Action at Blue Springs October 10. At Morristown until December 5. Moved to Tazewell, Tenn., December 5, and duty there until January 26, 1864. Attack on Tazewell January 24. Moved to Cumberland Gap and duty there until November 8. Powell River Bridge February 22, 1864 (Cos. "A" and "D"). Moved to Knoxville November 8-18, and provost duty there until February 2, 1865. At Cumberland Gap until April 24. Expedition to Gibson's Mills April 20-22. Received surrender of Colonels Pridemore, Slump, Richmond and Wicher and their commands (2,713 men). Ordered to Knoxville April 24, thence to Loudon, Tenn., and garrison duty there until June 20. Mustered out at Knoxville, Tenn., June 24, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and 2 Officers and 64 Enlisted men by disease. Total 69.

    55th Kentucky Volunteer Regiment Mounted Infantry

    Organized at Covington November, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. Ohio and Dept. of Kentucky, to September, 1865. Regiment mounted and assigned to duty in counties bordering on the Kentucky Central Railroad until December, 1864. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Near Marion December 17-18. Saltsville December 20-21. Capture and destruction of salt works. Operating against guerrillas in counties west of the Kentucky Central Railroad and the Counties of Campbell, Bracken, Mason, Fleming, Nicholas, Harrison and Pendleton, east of the Kentucky Central Railroad until September, 1865. Mustered out September 19, 1865.

    Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 29 Enlisted men by disease. Total 38.


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