Battle Unit Details


15th Regiment, Kansas 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.

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) till 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 till 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.
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