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13th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Camp Hobson, near Greensburg, Ky., and mustered in at Green River December 10, 1861. Attached to 16th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, December, 1861. 11th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 11th Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 11th Brigade, 5th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1862. District of West Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1865.

Duty on Green River, Ky., till February, 1862. March to Bowling Green, Ky.; thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 15-March 8, and to Savannah, Tenn., March 18-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Nashville, Tenn.; thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Nelson's Cross Roads October 18. Duty at Munfordsville and other points in Kentucky November, 1862, to August, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Boston December 29, 1862. Burnside's march over Cumberland Mountains and campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. At Loudon, Tenn., September 4 to November 14. Ruff's Ferry November 14. Near Loudon and Holston River November 15. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Near Lexington December 15. Scott's Mill Road, near Knoxville, January 27, 1864. Duty in East Tennessee till April. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., April. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 5-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Dalton May 9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Ackworth June 2. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 20. Battle of Atlanta July 22. 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. Ordered to Kentucky September, and duty at Bowling Green till January, 1865. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., and mustered out January 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 245.
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