Battle Unit Details

UNION KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS

27th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Rochester, Ky., December 16, 1861, to March 21, 1862. Attached to 19th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Ohio, to September, 1862. 19th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, November, 1862. District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to June, 1863. Unattached, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of Ohio, to August, 1863. Unattached, Munfordsville, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Division, District of Kentucky and Dept. of Kentucky, to March, 1865.

Service:
At Elizabethtown and Grayson Springs, Ky., till March, 1862. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., thence march to Savannah, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30 and pursuit to Rooneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. At Athens, Ala., till July 17, and at Murfreesboro, Tenn., till August 17. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Battles of Perryville October 8; Danville October 11. Near Crab Orchard October 15. Big Rockcastle River October 16. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Ordered to Munfordsville, Ky., November 24, and post duty there and guarding line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad till September, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Joined Manson at Glasgow, Ky., and march to Knoxville, Tenn., September, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee October 4-17. Duty at Loudon, Tenn., till November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Action at Philadelphia October 24. Leiper's Ferry, Holston River, October 26-28. Rockford November 14. Stock Creek and Holston River November 15. Kingston and near Knoxville November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. About Bean's Station December 9-13. Russellville December 10. Bean's Station December 13-15. Rutledge December 16. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. Scout to Bean Station December 29-30. Operations about Dandridge January 26-28, 1864. Fair Garden January 27. Ordered to Mt. Sterling, Ky., February, 1864. March to Kingston, Ga., and join Sherman's Army May 23. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 23-September 8. Kingston May 24. 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 Mountain June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 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 September 29-November 3. Ordered to Kentucky November 14. Duty at Louisville and at Owensboro, Ky., operating against guerrillas till March, 1865. Mustered out March 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 217.
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