Battle Unit Details


16th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

Organized at Paducah, Ky., September, 1863. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept Ohio, to May, 1864. 1st Cavalry Brigade, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to October, 1864.

SERVICE-Duty at Paducah, Ky., till April, 1864. Fort Anderson, Paducah, March 25-26, 1864. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., April 12. Operations against Morgan May 31-June 30. Cynthiana June 12. At Nicholasville, Ky., June to August. Cleveland, Tenn., August 17. Gillem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Leesburg September 28. Near Rheatown, Duvall's Ford, Watauga River, September 30. Consolidated with 12th Kentucky Cavalry October 15, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and 1 Officer and 54 Enlisted men by disease. Total 58.
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