Battle Unit Details


15th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

Organized at Owensborough, Ky., October, 1862. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., October, 1862. Attached to District of Columbus, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November. 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Detached Brigade, District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to October, 1863.

SERVICE-Garrison duty at Paducah, Ky., and at various points in District of Columbus till October, 1863. Scout from Fort Heiman into Tennessee May 26-June 2, 1863 (Cos. "A" and "D"). Spring Creek, Tenn., June 29. Lexington, Tenn., June 29. Expedition from Clifton in pursuit of Biffle's, Forest's and Newsome's Cavalry July 22-27. Expedition from Paducah, Ky., to McLemoresville, Tenn., September 20-30. Mustered out October 6 to 29, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 54 Enlisted men by disease. Total 58.
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