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28th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Louisville and New Haven, Ky., October 10, 1861, to May 9, 1862. Attached to 16th Brigade, Army of Ohio, January-February, 1862. 22rd Independent Brigade, Army of Ohio, to August, 1862. Dumont's Independent Brigade, Army of Ohio, to October, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1862. Clarksville District, Western Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unattached, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to December, 1865.

Duty at Shepherdsville, Ky., October to December, 1861. Moved to New Haven, Ky., and guard Louisville & Nashville Railroad and Lebanon Branch and at Bowling Green, Ky., and Franklin, Ky., till July, 1862. (A Detachment at Gallatin.) Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Lebanon July 12. Attack on Gallatin August 12 (Cos. "A," "B," "D," "E" and "F"). Guarding railroad and operating against guerrillas between Green River and the Cumberland River and Louisville & Nashville Railroad till December, 1862. Munfordville and Woodsonville, Ky., September 14-17 (Co. "I"). Garrison at Clarksville, Tenn., December, 1862, to August, 1863. Regiment mounted and engaged in scouting about Clarksville with many skirmishes. Ordered to Columbia August 25. Scouting and outpost duty on flanks of the army and about Chattanooga till January, 1864. Action at Railroad Tunnel, near Cowan, October 9, 1863 (Detachment). Reconnoissance toward Dalton, Ga., January 21-23, 1864. Near Dalton January 22. Picketing roads south of Chattanooga toward Lafayette, Resaca and Dalton, Ga., till March. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Rocky Faced Ridge and Buzzard's Roost Gap February 23-25. At Pulaski, Tenn., till April. At Lee and Gordon's Mills till April 20. Dismounted April 20 and joined 4th Army Corps. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and 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 Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station or Smyrna Camp Ground July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Buckhead or Nancy's Creek July 18. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September l. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till June. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Texas June and July. Duty at San Antonio and Victoria till December. Mustered out December 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 36 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 74 Enlisted men by disease. Total 112.
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