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7th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

Organized at large and mustered in at Paris, Ky., August 16, 1862. Attached to Army of Kentucky, unassigned, Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1862. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, 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, M. D. M., to July, 1865.

SERVICE-Before muster participated in operations against Morgan July 4-28, 1862. Cynthiana, Ky., July 17 (Detachment). Paris July 19. Big Hill, Madison County, August 23. Richmond August 30. Moved to Tennessee December, 1862. Hartsville December 7. Scouting at Castillian Springs till March, 1863. Moved to Franklin, Tenn. Expedition from Franklin to Columbia March 8-12. Thompson's Station March 9. Rutherford Creek March 10-11. Spring Hill March 18-19. Columbia Pike April 1. Thompson's Station May 2. Moved to Triune June 2-4. Franklin June 4. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Expedition to Huntsville July 13-22. Detached at Bridgeport, Caperton's Ferry and Nashville till December. Operations about Mossy Creek and Dandridge, Tenn., December 24-28. Mossy Creek Station December 24. Peck's House, near New Market, December 24. Mossy Creek December 26. Talbot's Station December 26-28. Mossy Creek December 29. Moved to Morristown. Kimbrough' Cross Roads and bend of Chucky River January 16, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Dandridge January 17. Pigeon River, near Fair Garden, January 27. Swann's Bridge, Paris Ford. January 28. At Cleveland, Tenn., till May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Guarding railroad in rear of army, at Wauhatchie, Tenn., May 5 to June 18. At Lee and Gordon's Mills and Lafayette till August 4. Action at Lafayette June 24. Actions at Lost Mountain July 1-2. At Calhoun and Dalton till October 12. Pine Log Creek and near Fairmount August 14. Dalton August 14-15 (Co. "B"). Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Resaca October 12-13. Surrender of Dalton October 13 (Co. "B"). Near Summerville October 18. Little River, Ala., October 20. Leesburg October 21. Ladiga, Terrapin Creek, October 28 (Detachment). Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 3-9. McCook's pursuit of Lyon December 6-28. Hopkinsville, Ky., December 16. At Nashville, Tenn., till January 9, 1865. Moved to Gravelly Springs, Ala., and duty there and at Waterloo till March. Wilson's Raid from Chickasaw, Ala., to Macon, Ga., March 22-April 24. Selma April 2. Montgomery April 12. Columbus Road, near Tuskegee, April 14. Fort Tyler, West Point, April 16. Capture of Macon April 20. Duty at Macon till June and at Nashville, Tenn., till July. Mustered out July 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 118 Enlisted men by disease. Total 147.
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