Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

23rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp King, Lexington, Ky., and mustered in January 2, 1862. Attached to District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 23rd Independent Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1862. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to December, 1865.

Service:
Garrison and guard duty in Southern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee January to August, 1862. Round Mountain, near Woodbury, Tenn., August 27. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, September 1-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville October 8 (Reserve). March to Nashville, Tenn., October 17-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1865. Woodbury January 24. At Murfreesboro till June. Scout from Clarksville May 20-22. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. At Manchester till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Ringgold September 11. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 12-13. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Brown's Ferry October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Charlestown December 28. Operations in East Tennessee December, 1863, to April, 1864. Regiment Veteranize at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn., January 5, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 5-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mill May 27. 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, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Pace's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. 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. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama October 1-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-29. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville, Tenn., till June. Ordered to New Orleans, La., June 6; thence moved to Texas July. Duty at Indianola, Green Lake and Victoria till December. Mustered out December 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 84 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 102 Enlisted men by disease. Total 191.
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