Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

19th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp Harwood, Harrodsburg, Ky., and mustered in January 2, 1862. Attached to 20th Brigade, Army of Ohio, to February, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Ohio, to March, 1862. 27th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of Ohio, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 10th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 10th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., June, 1864. District of Baton Rouge, La., to January, 1865.

Service:
Moved to Somerset, Ky., January, 1862, and duty there till April. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. At Cumberland Ford till June. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 16. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenup on the Ohio River September 16-October 3. Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 10-15, and duty there till December 20. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bayou December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 15-22, and duty there till March 10. Expedition to Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 10-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 5-8. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battles of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Camp at Big Black till August 13. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Grand Coteau November 3. At New Iberia till December 19. Moved to New Orleans December 19, thence to Madisonville January 19, and duty there till March. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Bayou de Paul April 8. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 22-23. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Near Alexandria May 2-9. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Mansura May 16. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., May 29, and duty there till January, 1865. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., and there mustered out January 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 152 Enlisted men by disease. Total 198.
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