Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

14th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp Wallace, Lawrence County, Ky., December 10, 1861. Attached to 18th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 27th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1863. District of Eastern Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to September, 1863. Louisa, Ky., District of Eastern Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps. Dept. of the Ohio, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. Military District of Kentucky and Dept. of Kentucky to September, 1865.

Service:
Engaged in operations on borders of Virginia and participated in action at Ivey's Mountain November 8, 1861, before muster. Garfield's Campaign against Humphrey Marshall December 23, 1861, to January 30, 1862. Advance on Paintsville, Ky., December 31, 1862, to January 7, 1862. Occupation of Paintsville January 8. Abbott's Hill January 9. Middle Creek, near Prestonburg, January 10. At Paintsville till February 1. Expedition to Little Sandy and Piketon January 24-30. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Cumberland Mountain April 28. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 16. Tazewell July 26. Operations about Cumberland Gap August 2-6. Big Springs August 3. Tazewell August 6 and 9. Big Hill, Henderson County, August 23. Richmond September 5. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenup, on the Ohio River, September 17-October 3. Expedition to Charleston, West Va., October 21-November 10. Duty in Eastern Kentucky till May, 1864. Johnson County December 1, 1862. Floyd County December 4-5. Louisa March 12, 1863. Near Louisa March 25-26. Operations in Eastern Kentucky March 28-April 16. Bushy Creek April 7. Expediton from Beaver Creek into Southwest Virginia July 3-11 (1 Co.). Actions at Saylersville Oct. 10, 30; November 30 and December 1. Rock House and Laurel Creek, Wayne County, February 12, 1864. Laurel Creek Gap February 15. Forks of Beaver March 31. Quicksand Creek April 5 (Co. "I"). Paintsville April 13. Half Mountain, Magoffin County, April 14. Louisa April 16. Pound Gap May 9. Ordered to join Sherman in the field and reported at Burnt Hickory, Ga., May 24. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 24-September 8. Kingston May 24. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Allatoona Pass June 1-2. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. 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. At Decatur till October 4. Operations against Hood in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee October 4-26. Ordered to Kentucky November 15: at Bowling Green, Ky., till December 30, and at Louisa, Ky., protecting Virginia line till September, 1865. Mustered out September 15,1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 49 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 142 Enlisted men by disease. Total 201.
Soldiers:
View Battle Unit's Soldiers »