Battle Unit Details

UNION KANSAS VOLUNTEERS

13th Regiment, Kansas Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Atchison and mustered in September 20, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. District of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE-Action at Newtonia, Mo., September 29, 1862. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. March to Old Fort Wayne, arriving October 29. Cane Hill November 28. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., Dec. 27-31. Capture of Van Buren December 29. March to Springfield, Mo., January 7, 1863, and duty there till May. March to Fort Scott, Kan., May 19-29, thence to Drywood, and duty there till August. Blunt's Campaign August 3-31. Capture of Fort Smith. To Webber Falls, C. N., arriving August 31, and duty there till September 15. March to Scullyville, C. N., and outpost and scout duty there till October 1. March to Van Buren, Ark., and duty there till February, 1865. (Cos. "B," "E" and "F," garrison at Fort Smith March, 1864, to February, 1865.) Companies "A," "C," "D," "G," "H" and "I" ordered to Little Rock February 3, 1865, and provost and garrison duty there till June, 1865. Mustered out June 26, 1865, and discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., July 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 106 Enlisted men by disease. Total 129.
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