Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

4th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., October 9, 1861. Attached to Thomas' Command, Army of Ohio, to November, 1861. 2nd Brigade, Army of Ohio, to December, 1861. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Ohio, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Service:
Moved to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 28, 1861; thence to Lebanon, Ky., and duty there till January, 1862. Advance on Camp Hamilton January 1-15. Action at Logan's Cross Roads on Fishing Creek January 19. Battle of Mill Springs January 19-20. Duty at Mill Springs till February 11. Moved to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 11-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 20-April 7. Expedition to Bear Creek, Ala., April 12-13. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Action at Decatur August 7. March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville October 8. March to Gallatin, Tenn., and duty there till January 13, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862-January 2, 1863. Action at Boston December 29, 1862. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 13, 1863, and duty there till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Tullahoma June 29-30. Elk River July 3. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Veterans on furlough January and February, 1864. Regiment changed to Mounted Infantry and reorganized at Lexington, Ky. Moved to Lafayette, Ga., May 16-June 11. At Villenow Valley and Snake Creek Gap, Ga., guarding railroad till July. Lafayette June 24. Near Atlanta June 26. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad and Macon & Western Railroad July 27-31. Lovejoy Station July 29. Near Newnan July 30. At Kingston, Ga., till September 17. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Franklin and pursuit of Forest September 25-October 10. Pulaski, Tenn., September 26, 27 and 29. Muscle Shoals, near Florence, Ala., October 30. Near Shoal Creek, Ala., October 31. Nashville Campaign November-December. Shoal Creek, near Florence, November 5-6. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Fouche Springs November 23. Campbellsville November 24. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Lynnville and Richland Creek December 24-25. Pulaski December 25-26. Expedition into Mississippi January 15-21, 1865. Wilson's Raid to Macon, Ga., March 22-May 1. Trion, Ala., April 1. Northport, near Tuscaloosa, April 3. Occupation of Tuscaloosa April 4. Occupation of Talladega April 22. Munford's Station April 23. Rejoin Wilson at Macon May 1. Duty at Macon and in Georgia till August. Mustered out August 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 118 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 326 Enlisted men by disease. Total 459.
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