Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

12th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Company "A" organized at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., September 26, 1861, and other companies near Waitsboro, Pulaski County, Ky., October, 1861, to January, 1862. Attached to Thomas' Command, Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky, to November, 1861. 1st Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1862. District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corus, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1865, and Dept. of North Carolina to July, 1865.

Service:
Actions at Albany and Travisville, Ky., September 29, 1861 (Co. "A"). Operations in Wayne and Clinton Counties and at Mill Springs, Ky., November, 1861. At Camp Hoskins till December. Operations about Mill Springs December 1-13. Action with Zollicoffer December 2. Moved to Somerset and duty there till January, 1862. Battle of Mill Springs January 19-20. Regiment mustered in at Clio, Ky. January, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky.; thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 11-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 20-April 8. Advance on and Siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville June 1-6. Buell's Campaign in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Nashville, Tenn.; thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 20-September 25. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8 (Reserve). March to Lebanon, Ky., and duty there till April, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Moved to Bowling Green, Ky., April 10. Duty there and at Rusellville till August. Moved to Camp Nelson and Danville and join Gen. Burnside. Burnside's march over Cumberland Mountains and Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Occupation of Knoxville September 3. Watauga River, Blue Springs, October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Blain's Cross Roads December 15-16. At Strawberry Plains till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize and moved to Louisville, Ky. Veterans on furlough till April 1. At Burnside's Point till May. March to Chattanooga, Tenn.; thence to Burnt Hickory, Ca., May 1-24. Burnt Hickory May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Raccoon Bottom June 2. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Burnt Hickory June 13. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Cheyney's Farm June 22. Near Marietta June 23. Olley's Farm June 26-27. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Cedar Bluff, Ala., October 27. Moved to Nashville, thence to Pulaski. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Columbia Ford November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 16. Moved to Washington, D. C.; thence to Federal Point, N. C., January 16-February 9. Operations against Hoke February 12-14. Fort Anderson February 18-19. Town Creek February 19-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Greensboro, N. C., till July. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 193 Enlisted men by disease. Total 239.
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