Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

15th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Organized at New Haven, Ky., December 14, 1861. Attached to 16th Brigade, Army of Ohio, to December, 1861. 17th Brigade, Army of Ohio, to January, 1862. 17th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Ohio, to September, 1862. 17th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division (Center), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Post of Chattanooga to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to November, 1864.

Service:
Duty at New Haven and Bacon Creek, Ky., till February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 10-15. Occupation of Bowling Green February 15-22. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 22-25. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., March 17-19. Occupation of Shelbyville, Fayetteville and advance on Huntsville, Ala., March 18-April 11. Capture of Huntsville April 11. Advance on Decatur, Ala., April 11-14. Action at West Bridge, near Bridgeport, Ala., April 29. At Huntsville till August. Guntersville and Law's Landing July 28. Old Deposit Ferry July 29. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 27-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Battle of Perryville October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Bacon Creek, near Munfordsville, Ky., December 26 (Detachment). Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June, 1863. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Tullahoma July 1. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Steven's Gap September 6. Davis Cross Roads or Dug Gap September 11. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Mission Ridge November 25. In reserve. Post duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River, July 6-17. Buckhead, Nancy's Creek, July 18. Battle of Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Red Oak August 29. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood October 1-26. Duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., and Bridgeport, Ala., till December. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., and mustered out January 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 128 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 113 Enlisted men by disease. Total 251.
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