Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

11th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

Overview:
Companies "A," "C," "D" and "F" organized at Harrodsburg, Ky., July, 1862. Balance at Louisville, Ky., September 26, 1862. Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to August, 1863. Independent Cavalry Brigade, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to May, 1864. Independent Brigade, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1864. Military District Kentucky, Dept. Ohio to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

Service:
Companies "A," "C," "D" and "F" moved to Frankfort, Ky., July 22, 1862, thence to Louisville, Ky., and join Regiment. Regiment moved to Frankfort, Ky., November, 1862. Duty there and at Bowling Green, Scottsville and Gallatin, Tenn., till December 25, 1862. Hartsville, Tenn., December 7 (Co. "E"). Moved to Glasgow, Ky., December 25, and duty there and at various points in Western Kentucky till August, 1863. Action at Creelsburg, Ky., April 19. Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 26-May 12. Scottsville June 11. Pursuit of Morgan July 2-26. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. New Lisbon, Ohio, July 26. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Calhoun and Charleston September 25. Philadelphia October 20. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Marysville November 14. Little River November 14-15. Stock Creek November 15. Near London November 15. Near Knoxville November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. About Bean's Station December 9-13. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Bend of Chucky Road near Dandridge January 16. Dandridge January 17. Flat and Muddy Creeks January 26. Near Fair Garden January 27. French Broad January 28. Moved to Mt. Sterling, Ky., February 3-12, and duty there till April. March from Nicholasville, Ky., to Dalton, Ga., April 29-May 11. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to August. Varnell Station May 11. Demonstration on Dalton May 11-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on line Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Burnt Church May 26-27. Mt. Zion Church May 27-28. Allatoona May 30. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Cheyney's Farm June 22. Olley's Creek June 26-27. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. On line of Nickajack Creek July 2-5. On line of Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Stoneman's Raid to Macon July 27-August 6. Macon and Clinton July 30. Sunshine Church July 30-31. Ordered to Kentucky August 31, and operating against guerrillas in Green River counties till September. Burbridge's Expedition into Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Saltsville, Va., October 2. Sandy Mountain October 3. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Bristol December 14. Abington, Va., December 15. Marion, Va., December 16. Near Marion December 17-18. Capture of Saltsville, Va., December 20-21. Jonesboro December 23. Clinch River December 24. At Lexington, Ky., till February, 1865. Moved to Louisville, thence to Knoxville, Tenn., February 27-March 9, and to Strawberry Plains March 15. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Statesville, N. C., April 10-11. Shallow Ford, N. C., April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River near Morgantown April 17. Howard's Gap, Blue Ridge, April 22. Hendersonville April 23. Asheville April 25. Moved to Atlanta, Ga., thence to Louisa, Ky. Mustered out July 12 to 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 236 Enlisted men by disease. Total 262.
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Last updated: May 23, 2014