Union Regimental Histories

 

Kansas

 

2nd Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Kansas City as 12th Kansas Infantry. At Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, designation changed to 9th Kansas Infantry February 4, 1862, and to 2nd Cavalry March 5, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Kansas November, 1861, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. Unattached, 7th Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Quindaro, Wyandotte County, January 20, 1862; thence to Shawneetown March 12. Expedition to Little Santa Fe, Mo., against guerrillas March 22-25 (Cos. "D" and "E"). Independence, Little Santa Fe, March 22. Moved to Lawrence, thence to Topeka, Kansas, April 20-26, and to Fort Riley May 1-4 to join New Mexico Expedition. Companies "A" and "D" detached as escort to Paymaster Fisk to Fort Lyon, Colo., and return to Fort Larned May 20-June 22. Companies "B" and "C" detached as garrison at Fort Riley June 11-22. March to relief of Fort Larned June 22-28. Regiment moved from Fort Riley to Emporia June 11-14; thence to Iola June 23-26. Duty there until July 14. Moved to Fort Scott July 14-15; thence to Baxter Springs July 18-20. Expedition to Park Hill August 1-3. March to Fort Scott August 13. Expedition against Coffey August 13-25. Coon Creek, near Lamar, August 24 (Cos. "A," "B," "C" and "D"). Rejoin September 20. Scout from Fort Scott September 27-30. March to Sarcoxle and Newtonia October 1-4. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Near Newtonia October 5. Hazel Bottom October 14 (Cos. "B" and "M"). Expedition to Sugar Creek, Cross Hollows and Mud Town October 16-20. Elkhorn Tavern October 16. Shell's Mill October 16 (Co. "B"). Sugar Creek October 17. Cross Hollows October 18. Boonsboro November 7. Cove Creek November 8. Between Fayetteville and Cane Hill November 9. (Guard supply train from Fort Scott November 17-26 Detachment). Pineville November 19. Beattie's Prairie, near Maysville, November 19 (Cos. "C" and "M"). Carthage November 27. Cane Hill, Boston Mountains, November 28. Scouting and skirmishing in Boston Mountains December 4-6. Reed Mountains December 6. Battle of Prairie Grove December 7. Picket duty at Cane Hill until December 26. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Dripping Springs December 29. Moved to Springfield, Mo., January 11-16, 1863, and duty there until July. Scout to Stanwood May 5-9 (Detachment). Expedition through Northwest Arkansas to Newton and Jasper Counties May 21-30. Bentonville May 22 (Cos. "H" and "M"). Carthage, Mo., May 26. Bentonville June 22. Cabin Creek, Cherokee Nation, July 2-3. Elk Creek, near Honey Springs, July 12. Moved to Cassville July 23, thence march to Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, August 11-21. Bentonville August 15. Fayetteville August 23. Operations against Cabbel, Jenny Lind and Devil's Backbone September 1. Duty at Fort Smith September 2 to November 30. Operations in Cherokee Nation September 9-25. Dardanelle September 9 and 12. Newtonia September 27 (Cos. "E" and "M"). (A detachment at Dardanelle November 6 to December 23.) Choctaw Nation November 9. Fouche le Aix Mountains November 11. Roseville November 12 (Cos. "D" and "M"). Clarksville November 24. Moved to Waldron November 30-December 1 and duty there until March 22, 1864. Scout from Waldron to Mount Ida, Caddo Gap and Dallas December 2-7, 1863 (Cos. "B" and "M"). Caddo Gap December 4 (Cos. "B" and "M"). Caddo Mill December 14 (Cos. "G" and "K"). Waldron December 29 (Detachment). Scout from Waldron to Baker Springs and Caddo Gap January 21-25, 1864. Baker's Springs January 24-25. Sulphur Springs January 25 (Cos. "G" and "M"). Little Missouri River January 25 (Cos. "A," "D" and "M"). Caddo Gap January 26. Dallas January 28. Waldron February 1. Mountain Fork February 4. Scott's Farm, Caddo Gap, February 12-14. Caddo Gap February 16. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 22-May 3. Danville March 28. Roseville March 29 (Cos. "B," "E" and "M"). Prairie D'Ann April 9-13, Roseville April 15 (Cos. "A" and "M"). Camden April 16-18. Poison Springs April 18. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 80. Moved to Fort Smith May 5-14, thence to Clarksville June 1 (Cos. "E" and "D" garrison at Roseville April 1-May 5; Rosevine April 4-5, Cos. "E" and "D.") Duty at Clarksville until July 28. Moved to Fort Smith and duty there until December 27. Fort Smith July 29. Crawford County August 11. Van Buren August 12. Fort Smith September 1. Fort Gibson September 16 and 18. Cabin Creek September 19 (Cos. "C," "D," "E," "F," "G" and "F'). Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, December 25. Balance of Regiment moved to Clarksville December 27, and duty there, until March 3, 1865. Dardanelle January 14-15 (Cos. "A," "B" and "M"). Moved to Lewisburg March 3-7 and duty there until May 13. Moved to Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, May 13-20 and duty there until July 2. Moved to Lawrence, Kansas, July 2-14. Mustered out August 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 181.

5th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Leavenworth City July 12, 1861, to January 22, 1862. (Cos. "L" and "M" organized April to July, 1862.) Attached to Dept. of Kansas to June, 1862. Unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Cavalry Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, to June, 1863. Clayton's Independent Brigade, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, to August, 1863. Clayton's Cavalry Brigade, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. Pine Bluff, Ark., 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. Post St. Charles, 7th Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Companies "A" and "F" moved to Kansas City, Mo., July 17, 1861. Expedition to Harrisonville July 20-25. Skirmish at Harrisonville July 25 (Cos. "A" and "F"). Regiment moved to Fort Scott, Kansas, as escort to a supply train and duty there until September 17, 1861. (Cos. "B," "C" and "E" Joined at Fort Scott.) Ball's and Morse's Mills August 28-29. Fort Scott September 1. Drywood Creek, Fort Scott, September 2. Fort Scott September 3. Papinsville September 5. Morristown September 17. Moved to West Point, Mo., September 17; thence with 3rd and 4th Kansas to Osceola. Actions with Price at Osceola September 20, 21 and 22. Butler October 1. West Point October 5. Moved to Kansas City, Mo., thence to Springfield, Mo., and Join Fremont. Little Santa Fe November 6. Moved to Fort Scott, Ossawatomee, and Fort Lincoln, Kansas, and duty at Camp Denver, near Barnesville, until February, 1862. Camp near Fort Scott until March 17. March to Carthage, Mo., March 17-19. Duty there until April 10. Moved to Springfield, Mo., April 10-12. Turnback Creek April 26. Moved to Houston May 25-27, thence to Rolla, Mo. March to Join Curtis June 17. Eminence June 17. March to Helena, Ark., June 17-July 12. (Cos. "A," "D" and "K" escort train June 25-July 14.) Salem July 6. Jacksonport, Black River, July 8. Duty at Helena, Ark., until August, 1868. Operations against Quantrell in Kansas August 20-28, 1862 (Detachment). Washburne's Expedition from Helena against Mobile & Ohio Railroad July 24-26, 1862 (Co. "C"). Expedition to Oldtown and Trenton July 28-31 (Co. "C"). Clayton's Expedition toward Clarendon August 4-17. Expedition to Johnsonville and Marianna September 26 (Detachment). Action at Trenton October 14. Expedition to Moro November 5-8 (Detachment). Expedition against Arkansas Post November 16-26. Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. Oakland, Miss., December 8. Expedition to Big and Little Creeks and skirmishes March 6-10, 1863 (Detachment). Little Rock Road April 2 (Co. "G"). Mount Vernon May 11. Polk's Plantation, near Helena, May 25. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 1-September 10. Bayou Metoe August 27. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Near Brownsville September 12. Moved to Pine Bluff September 14 and duty there until March 27, 1864. Tulip October 10, 1863. Pine Bluff October 25. Scout to Monticello January 13-14, 1864. Monticello January 16. Branchville, Ivy's Ford, January 19. Expedition to Mount Elba and Longview March 27-31. Branchville March 27 (Detachment). Longview March 29-30. Action at Mount Elba and pursuit to Big Creek March 30. Swan Lake April 23. Mark's Mills April 25 (Detachment). Duty at Pine Bluff and Little Rock until October, 1864. Monticello Road, near Pine Bluff, June 17. Reconnaissance from Pine Bluff July 13. Scout on Arkansas River, near Pine Bluff, and skirmishes August 27-28. Expedition from Pine Bluff September 9-11 (Detachment). Near Monticello September 10. Brewer's Lane September 11. Reconnaissance from Little Rock toward Monticello and Mount Elba October 4-11. Expedition from Kansas into Missouri June 16-20, 1864 (Co. "L"). Pursuit of Price through Arkansas and Missouri September-October. Lexington, Mo., October 19. Little Blue October 21. Independence October 22. Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River and Marias Des Cygnes October 26. Battle of Charlot October 25. Mound City and Fort Lincoln October 25. Newtonia October 28. Scout to Rich land December 24 (Detachment). Near Oxford January 13, 1865 (Detachment). Non-Veterans mustered out (Cos. "A" to "H") August 11 to December 8, 1864. Companies "I" and "K" mustered out June 22, 1865. Companies "L" and "M" consolidated with 15th Kansas Cavalry August 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 45 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 219 Enlisted men by disease. Total 268.

 

6th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Fort Scott July, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, to June 1863. District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade 2nd Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Scott until March, 1862. Dry wood Creek, Fort Scott, September 1, 1861. Morristown September 17. Osceola September 20, 21 and 22. (The 3 original Cos. march to Fort Lincoln September 1 1861; thence return to Fort Scott.) Little Santa Fe Mo., November 6. Regiment reorganized March 27 1862, and "A," "B" and "C," original Companies, mustered out. Duty at Fort Scott until May. Carthage, Mo. March 23. Diamond Grove April 14. Lost Creek April 15. Companies "C," "H" and "K" moved to Carthage Mo., with 15th Kansas, rejoining May. Regiment stationed at various points on southern line of Kansas Headquarters at Paoli until June. Concentrated at For Scott. Expedition into Indian Territory May 25-July (Cos. "C," "H" and "K"). Reconnaissance from Grand River to Fort Gibson, Tahliquah and Park Hill, and skirmishes June 14-17. Regiment Joined June 20. Expedition into Cherokee Country July 2-August 1. Stan Watie's Mill July 4 (2 Cos.). Expedition from Fort Leavenworth to Independence August 12-14 (1 Co.). Clear Creek August 19. Taboursville August 20. Osage Rive August 21. Coon Creek, near Lamar, and Lamar, At gust 24. Operations in Southwest Missouri September to December. Expedition through Jackson, Cass, John son and Lafayette Counties, Mo., September 8-23 ( Co.). Hickory Grove September 19. Granby September 24. Newtonia September 30. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Old Fort Wayne or Beattie's Prairie, near Maysville, October 22. Operations in Jackson County against Quantrell November 1-5. Drywood, Boston Mountains. November 9. Reconnaissance toward Van Buren and Fort Smith November 20. Near Cane Hill November 25. Cane Hill November 28. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Dripping Springs December 29. (1st Battalion, Cos. "A," "C," "F" and "H" camp on Crane Creek, near Springfield, Mo., until March, 1863.) Operations in Newton and Jasper Counties March 5-13 (Cos. "A" and "C"). Near Sherwood March 9 (Cos. "A" and "C"). Companies "F" and "H" march from Westbrook to Salem, thence to Rolla May 7; thence to Fort Scott June 21-July 4. Webber Falls, Cherokee Nation, April 21-23 (3rd Battalion). Big Creek, near Pleasant Hill, May 15 (Co. "E"). Fort Gibson May 22 and 25. Greenleaf Prairie June 16. Cabin Creek July 1-2. Elk Creek, near Honey Springs, July 17. Perryville August 26. Operations in Cherokee Nation September 11-25. Webber Falls October 12. Moved to Fort Smith November 13-18 and duty there until March, 1864. Scout to Baker's Springs January 21-25. Baker's Springs, Caddo Gap, January 24. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 31-May 3 (Cos. "A," "C," "G," "K" and "M"). Roseville April 4-5 (Detachment). Stone's Ferry April 5 (Detachment). Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Moscow April 13. Dutch Mills April 14. Camden April 16-18. Poison Springs April 18 (Detachment). Saline Bottom April 29. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Moved to Dardanelle, thence to Fort Smith May 6-16. Dardanelle May 10. Clarksville May 18. Fayetteville May 19. Roseville June 4-5 (Detachment). Hahn's Farm, near Waldron, and Iron Bridge June 19. Balance of Regiment near Fort Smith and duty there until September. Mazzard's Prairie July 27 (Cos. "B," "D," "E" and "H"). Near Fort Smith July 31. Lee's Creek August 1 (Detachment). Van Buren August 12. Fort Smith August 27. March to Cabin Creek, Cherokee Nation, September 14-19. Fort Scott October 22. Cow Creek October 23 (Detachment. Non-Veterans') Training Post October 24. Moved from Fort Smith to Clarksville December 29 and duty there until February 16, 1865. Moved to Little Rock and duty there until June. Consolidated to a Battalion April 18, 1865. Moved to Duvall's Bluffs June 5, thence to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, July 27-August 11. Mustered out August 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 228.

7th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Fort Leavenworth October 28, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to June, 1862. 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 13th Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to March, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, District of Corinth, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Corps, to February, 1864. Unattached, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to September, 1864. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865. Dept. of Kansas to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in Western Missouri until January 31, 1862. Spring Hill, Mo., October 21, 1861 (1 Co.). Little Blue November 11, 1861 (Cos. "A," "B" and "H"). Little Santa Fe November 20. Independence, Little Blue, November 20 (Detachment). Columbus, Mo., January 9, 1862. Moved to Humboldt, Kansas, January 31, and duty there until March 25. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, March 25; thence to Columbus, Ky., May 18-June 2, and to Corinth, Miss., June 7, escorting working parties on Mobile & Ohio Railroad and arriving at Corinth July 10; thence moved to Jacinto and Rienzi, Miss., July 18-28. Expedition from Rienzi to Ripley, Miss., July 27-29. Reconnaissance to Jacinto and Bay Springs and skirmish August 4-7. Reconnaissance from Rienzi to Hay Springs August 18-21. Marietta and Bay Springs August 20. Kossuth August 27. Rienzi September 9 and 18. Battle of Iuka, Miss., September 19 (Cos. "B" and "E"). Ruckersville October 1 (Detachment). Baldwin October 2. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Ruckersville October 6. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Capture of Ripley November 2, 1862. Orizaba November 3. Jumpertown November 5. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 8-9. Lamar and Coldwater November 8. Holly Springs November 13, 28 and 29. Waterford or Lumpkin's Mill November 26-30. About Oxford December 1-3. Tallahatchie December 2. Water Valley December 4. Coffeeville December 5. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., December 31, and duty on line of Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Germantown, Tenn., until April 14, 1863. Joinerville January 3, 1863. Near Germantown January 27. Near Yorkville January 28 (1 Co.). Tuscumbia, Ala., February 22. Expedition to Colliersville and to LaFayette and Moscow March 8-16. Lafayette Depot March 15. Moscow March 16. Germantown April 1. Scout in Beaver Creek Swamp April 2-6. Moved to Corinth April 14-17. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Hock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia, Dickson Station and Leighton April 23. Town Creek April 27. Expedition from Burnsville to Tupelo, Miss., May 2-8. Tupelo May 5. At Corinth, Miss., May 8, 1863, to January 8, 1864. Expedition to Florence May 26-31, 1863. Florence May 28. Hamburg Landing May 30. Iuka, Miss., July 9 and 14. Near Corinth August 16. Expedition into West Tennessee August 27-October 1. Swallow Bluff September 30 (Cos. "A" and "C"). Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Wyatts, Tallahatchie River, October 13. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad November 3-5. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad against Lee's attack November 28-December 10. Molino November 28. Ripley December 1 and 4. Jack's Creek December 24. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 18, 1864. Veterans on furlough February 4-March 4; then moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 12. Moved to Memphis June 6. Near Memphis May 2 (Detachment). LaFayette June 9. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-18. King's Creek July 9. Pontotoc July 11-12. Tupelo July 13-14. Oldtown Creek July 15. Ellistown July 16. Tupelo July 25. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Hurricane Creek, Oxford, August 9. Hurricane Creek August 13, 14, 16 and 19. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., arriving September 17. Pursuit of Price through Missouri September 30-November 26. Little Blue October 21. Independence October 22. Big Blue and State Line, Westport, October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, October 25. Duty by Detachments in St. Louis District until July 18, 1865. Moselle Bridge, near Franklin, December 7, 1864 (Co. "E*'). Expedition from Bloomfield into Dunklin County March 3-7, 1865. Skirmishes near Bloomfield March 3 and 7. Dunklin County March 4. Skirmish McKinzie's Creek, near Patterson, April 15, Ordered to Omaha, Neb., July 18; thence to Fort Kearney and duty there until September. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, arriving September 14. Mustered out September 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 55 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded 1 Officer and 164 Enlisted men by disease. Total 223.

9th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Fort Leavenworth by consolidation of Independent Battalions, Squadrons and Detachments originally formed for other Regiments March 27, 1862. Company "A" organized as Company "D," 8th Kansas, September 13 to October 14, 1861; Company "B" as Company "H," 8th Kansas, September 21 to November 20, 1861; Company "C" as Company "C," 3rd Kansas, July 24, 1861; Company "D" as Company "D" 1st Battalion Cavalry, October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1863; Company "E" as Company "E," 1st Battalion Cavalry, October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1862. Company "F" organized as Home Guard October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1862, and on scout and patrol duty at Paoli. Company "G" for 1st Battalion Cavalry September 9, 1861, to January 16, 1862. Company "H" for 1st Battalion Cavalry October 22, 1861. Company "I" mustered in March 6, 1862. Company "K" mustered in July 11, 1862. Company "L" mustered in May 2, 1863, and Company "M" mustered in June 11 to August 2, 1863.

SERVICE.--Company "C" had participated in skirmish at Medoc, Mo., August 23, 1861; Bell's and Morse's Mills August 28-29; Drywood Creek, Fort Scott, September 2; Morristown, Mo., September 17, and Osceola, Mo., September 22. Companies "G" and "H" on Expedition from Morristown to Dayton and Rose Hill, Mo., January 1-3, 1862. Operations in Johnson and LaFayette Counties, Mo., January 5-12. Columbus, Mo., January 9. Regiment attached to Dept. of Kansas to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1864. District of the Border, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. Dept. of Kansas to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to September, 1864. 4th Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. Unattached, 7th Corps, Little Rock, Ark., to July, 1865. Companies "A," "B," "C," "G" and "I" detached June 10, 1862. Company "A" on escort duty to Fort Union, New Mexico. Company "B" in Mountains near Denver and built Fort Halleck. Company "C" to Fort Riley, Kansas; Company "G" to Fort Lyon, Colorado, and Company "I" to Fort Laramie. Locust Grove, Cherokee Nation, July 3, 1862. (Cos. "D," "E," "F" and "H"). Operations against Coffey August. March to Sarcoxie. Blunt's Campaign in Missouri and Arkansas August to December. Reconnaissance to Newtonia September 28-29. Newtonia September 30. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Cane Hill, Boston Mountains, November 28. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-31. Cane Hill January 2, 1863 (Co. "H"). Spring River, Mo., February 19 (Co. "D"). Fort Halleck, Dakota Territory, February 20 (Co. "B"). Regiment moved to Fort Scott escorting trains February, 1863. Stationed along borders of Kansas operating against guerrillas March, 1863, to March, 1864 (Cos. "A," "D," "E," "F" and "K"). Expedition from Humboldt to Cottonwood April 10, 1863 (Co. "G"). Scout in Bates and Cass Counties May 3-11. Hog Island May 18 (Cos. "C," "E" and "K"). Westport June 17 (Cos. "E" and "K"). Blue River June 18 (Co. "K"). Cabin Creek July 1-2. Grand Pass, Indian Territory, July 7 (Co. "B"). Honey Springs, Kansas, July 17 (Co. "C"). Taylor's Farm, Little Blue, August 1. Brooklyn, Kansas, August 21 (Co. "K"). At Trading Post (Cos. "E" and "G"), Harrisonville, Aubrey County (Co. "K"), Pleasant Hill (Co. "D") and Westport (Co. "H") operating against guerrillas. Company "C" rejoin from Fort Riley August, 1863. Pursuit of Quantrell August 20-28. Brooklyn August 28. Scout from Coldwater Grove to Pleasant Hill and Big Creek and skirmishes September 4-7 (Cos. "D," "E" and "G"). Jackson County September 15. Baxter Springs October 10. Pursuit of Shelby toward Warrensburg. Harrisonville October 24 (Co. "G"). Carthage October 18. Regiment assembled and ordered to Fort Smith via Springfield, Mo., April 3, 1864. Duty at Fort Smith until July. (Co. "F" stationed at Van Buren May 23.) Hahn's Farm, near Waldron, June 19. Near Fayetteville June 24 (Co. "C"). Operations in Arkansas July 1-31. Frog Bayou July 1. Moved to Little Rock July 2-14. Duty there and at Duvall's Bluff until July, 1865. Bull's Bayou August 26, 1864. Bull Creek August 27 (Co, "I"). Expedition in pursuit of Shelby August 27-September 6. Whittier's Mills October 8. Reconnaissance from Little Rock to Princeton October 19-23. Hurricane Creek October 23. Expedition from Brownsville to Cotton Plant October 26-November 3. Scout from Duvall's Bluff to West Point November 16-18. Expedition from Duvall's Bluff up White River December 13-15. Duty in Arkansas until July, 1865. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 195.

11th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Kansas City April 1863, from 11th Kansas Infantry. Attached to District of the Border and District of Kansas, Dept. of Missouri, until February, 1865. District of Upper Arkansas to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to April, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Assigned to duty on eastern border of Kansas until October, 1864. Expedition from Salem to Mulberry Creek, Kansas, August 8-11, 1863 (Detachment). Scout on Republican River, Kansas, August 19-24, 1863 (Detachment). Operations against Quantrell on his raid into Kansas August 20-28. Independence, Mo., August 25. (Cos. "C" and "F" duty on Southern border of Kansas December, 1863, to August, 1864.) Company "L" stationed at Fort Riley; Company "G" at Fort Leavenworth as body guard to General Curtis. Action at Scott's Ford, Mo., October 14, 1863. Deep Water Creek, Mo., October 15. Expedition into Missouri June 16-20, 1864. Scout from Salem to Mulberry Creek August 8-11 (Detachment). Operations against Indians in Nebraska August 11-November 28 (1 Co.). Operations against Price in Missouri and Kansas. Lexington October 19. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Cold Water Grove October 24. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, October 25. Regiment ordered to Fort Riley December, 1864. Companies "C" and "E" to Fort Larned February, 1865. Regiment moved to Fort Kearney, Neb., February 20-March 4, thence moved to Fort Laramie March 6-April 9, and to Platte Bridge. Duty guarding telegraph lines and operating against Indians until June. Sage Creek, Dakota Ter., April 21. Deer Creek May 21. Platte Bridge, Dakota Ter., June 3. Companies "A," "B," "E," "F," "L" and "M" moved to Fort Halleck June 11-24. Protect stage route from Camp Collins, Colorado, to Green River until August 13. White River, Dakota Ter., June 17. Rock Creek July 1. Fort Halleck July 4 and 26. Moved to Kansas and mustered out September 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 61 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 110 Enlisted men by disease. Total 173.

 

14th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Fort Scott and Leavenworth April, 1863, as a Battalion of 4 Companies for escort to General Blunt. Regiment organized at Fort Scott, December, 1863. Attached to District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri. April, 1863, to January, 1864. Unattached, District Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. Arkansas, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Frontier Division, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. Unattached, 7th Corps, Pine Bluff, Ark., to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Cabin Creek, C. N., July 1-2, 1863 (Co. "B"). Operations against Quantrell in Kansas August 20-28. Massacre at Lawrence August 21 (Detachment). Operations in Cherokee Nation September 11-25. Waldron September 11. Baxter Springs October 6 (Co. "B"). Regiment moved to Fort Smith, Ark., November 20-December 3. Duty there scouting and foraging until February 23, 1864. Expedition into Choctaw County February 1-21. Moved to Ozark February 26-28, and duty there until April 6. Flint Creek March 6. Steele's Expedition against Camden April 6-May 3. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Poison Springs April 18 (Detachment). Jenkins' Ferry, Saline River, April 30 (Cos. "F" and "G"). Return to Fort Smith May and duty there until January, 1865. Hahn's Farm near Waldron June 19, 1864. Ozark July 14-15. Scout on Republican River August 19-24. Camp Verdegris September 2. Cabin Creek September 19. Vache Grass September 26. (Co. "E" with Blunt's headquarters during Brice's Raid in Missouri and Kansas October-November. Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, and Battle of Charlot October 25. Newtonia October 28.) Moved to Clarksville January 1, 1865, thence to Pine Bluff February 25-27, and duty there until May. Moved to Fort Gibson and duty there until June. Mustered out June 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 51 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 169.

15th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Leavenworth September and October, 1863. Attached to District of the Border, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. Dept. of Kansas to June, 1864. Districts of North and South Kansas, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Assigned to duty at Leavenworth and at various points in Southern Kansas, at Olathe, Paola, Coldwater Grove, Trading Post, Fort Scott, Osage Mission and Humboldt by detachments (Co. "H" at Fort Riley) until October, 1864. Skirmish at Clear Creek, Mo., May 16, 1864 (Detachments of Companies "D" and "L"). Scout from Fort Leavenworth to Weston, Mo., June 13-16, 1864. Expedition into Missouri June 16-20 (Cos. "B," "C" and "G"). Price's Raid in Missouri and Kansas September to November. Lexington October 19. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Coldwater Grove, Osage, October 24. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, and battle of Charlot October 25. Newtonia October 28. Duty in Dept. of Kansas and Dept. of the Missouri until October, 1865. Mustered out October 19, 1865. Company "H" mustered out December 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 77 Enlisted men by disease. Total 100.

16th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Leavenworth City November, 1863, to May, 1864. Attached to District of Kansas, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the District of North Kansas at Fort Leavenworth until September, 1864. Company "D" at Fort Scott, 1st Brigade, District South Kansas. Companies "A" and "L" at Paola, 2nd Brigade, District South Kansas. Company "B" at Shawnee Mission and Company "C" at Olathe, 2nd Brigade, District of South Kansas. Companies "F" and "G" at Lawrence August, 1864. Action at Ridgley, Mo., June 11, 1864 (Co. "E"). Scout from Leavenworth to Weston, Mo., June 13-16, and from Kansas into Missouri June 16-29. Camden Point July 13 (Co. "F"). Near Lexington October 17 (Co. "H"). Lexington October 19. Operations against Price October. Battle of Little Blue October 21. Pursuit of Price October 21-28. Independence and State Line October 22. Big Blue and Westport October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River and Marias Des Cygnes October 25. Battle of Charlot October 25. Mound City and Fort Lincoln October 25 (Cos. "A," "D"). Newtonia October 28. Operations on Upper Arkansas January 28-February 9, 1865. Protecting country against Indians until June. Powder River Expedition, march to Powder River and Fort Connor, July 11-September 20. Actions with Indians September 2-5. Powder River, Mouth of Dry Ford, September 8. Mustered out December 6, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 98 Enlisted men by disease. Total 110.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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