Battle Unit Details


30th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Somerset and Frankfort, Ky. Companies "A," "B," "E" and "F" mustered in at Frankfort February 19, 1864; Company "G" March 29, 1864, and Companies "C," "D," "H," "I" and "K" at Camp Burnside, Ky., April 5, 1864. Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1865.

Operating against guerrillas in Kentucky till April, 1865. Action at Lexington, Ky., June 10, 1864. Cynthiana June 12. Sibley County, Ky., September 3. Burbridge's Expedition to Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Laurel Creek Gap and Clinch Mountain October 1. Saltsville, Va., October 2. Kingsport, Tenn., October 6. Ordered to Paris, Ky., October 25. Owen County, Ky., November 15. Stoneman's Expedition to Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Brush Creek, Tenn., December 12. Kingsport, Tenn., December 13. Marion, Va., December 17-18. New Market December 18. Saltsville December 20-21. At Louisa, Ky., December 31. At Camp Nelson, Ky., January 6, 1865. Duty in Green, Taylor and Barron Counties operating against guerrillas till April. Action at Charleston January 30. Bradfordsville February 8. Mustered out April 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 21 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 71 Enlisted men by disease. Total 94.
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