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48th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Princeton, Ky., October 26, 1863. Attached to District of Southwest Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to December, 1864.

Duty at Princeton, Ky., till December 1, 1863. Moved to Russellsville December 1 and duty there (Cos. "B," "F," "G" and "H") and at Bowling Green, Ky. (Cos. "A," "D," "I" and "K"), till April 6, 1864. Guard duty on line of Louisville & Nashville Railroad from Cave City to Louisville, Ky. Company "A" at Elizabethtown; Companies "B," "F" and "H" and headquarters at Munfordsville; Companies "C" and "K" at Fort Boyle, Colesburg; Company "D" at Cave City; Company "E" at Shepherdsville; Company "I" at Louisville, and Company "G" at Smithland till July 8, 1864. Action at Salem August 8 (Detachments from Companies "B" and "C"). Regiment relieved and mounted. Moved to Calhoun August 13-19 and join Hobson's operations against Adam Johnson August 19-24. Canton, Ky., August 24. Moved to Cadiz, thence to Princeton, Ky., and operating against guerrillas in Counties bordering on the Cumberland River till December 1. Skirmish in Union County August 31 (Detachment). Weston September 14. Action with Lyon's forces November 6 (Detachment Cos. "F" and "K"). Eddyville October 17. Providence November 21. Mustered out December 19, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 104.
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