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24th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Lexington, Ky., December 31, 1861. Attached to 21st Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1862. 21st Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 21st Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. Louisa, Ky., Military District of Kentucky, to January, 1865.

Moved to Louisville, Ky., January 1, 1862; thence to Bardstown, Spring Garden (on Salt River) Lebanon and Munfordsville, Ky. March to Nashville Tenn., February 17-25. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 21-April 6. Battle of Shiloh April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Nashville, Tenn.; thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Ordered to Frankfort, Ky., November 24 and duty there till January, 1863. Moved to Louisville, Ky.: thence to Nashville, Tenn. Owing to smallpox breaking out on boat Regiment quarantined above Nashville till February; then moved to Winchester, Ky., and duty there till March. At Mt. Vernon and Wild Cat engaged in outpost duty till June 1. Moved to Lancaster, thence to Camp Nelson, Ky. Burnside's March over Cumberland Mountains and campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Jonesboro September 21. Watauga September 25. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Armstrong's Hill November 25. Longstreet's assault on Fort Saunders November 29. Blain's Cross Roads December 17. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. 1864. Strawberry Plains January 22. Operations in East Tennessee till April. Moved to Cleveland, Tenn., and Red Clay, Ga. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cartersville May 20. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Near Marietta June 1-9. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 20. Cheyney's Farm June 22. Olley's Creek June 26-27. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Isham's Ford, Chattahoochie River, July 8. Decatur July 19. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Near Rough and Ready August 31. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. At Decatur till October. Ordered to Lexington, Ky. and duty there till January, 1865. Mustered out January 31, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 174 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.
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