Battle Unit Details

UNION MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS

9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp Release, Hutchinson, St. Peter, Fort Snelling, Glencoe and Fort Ridgly August 15 to October 31, 1862. Company "A" participated in Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20-November 14, 1862. Joined 6th Minnesota August 25, and march to relief of Fort Ridgly August 25-28. Action at Birch Coolie September 2-3. Wood Lake September 23. At Camp Release September 26. Mustered in at Camp Release October 2, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till April, 1863. Company "B" participated in Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August and September, 1862. March to Glencoe. Action at Glencoe September 3. Defence of Hutchinson September 3-4. Duty at Hutchinson till April, 1863. Moved to Hanska Lake and duty there till September, 1863. Company "C" participated in Sibley's Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August to November, 1862. March to New Ulm, then join Sibley and attached to 7th Minnesota Infantry. Battle of Wood Lake September 23. At Camp Release September 26. Mustered in October 5, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till April, 1863, then on garrison duty at frontier posts till September, 1863. Company "D" moved to St. Peter and duty there till April, 1863. Mustered in September 23, 1862. Present as guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato December 26, 1862. Frontier duty at Judson, Fairmount and Chanyaska Lake till September, 1863. Company "E" organized at Mankato and duty there; at Lake Crystal, Judson, till April, 1863. Present as guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato December 26, 1862. Mustered in November 14, 1862. Frontier post service at Hutchinson, Forest City, Long Lake and Pipe Lake till September, 1863. Company "F" organized at Fort Snelling. Moved to Glencoe and duty there till December 1862. Mustered in September 24, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till September, 1863. Company "G" organized at St. Cloud. Moved to Fort Abercrombie September 3, 1862, and duty there till September, 1863. Action at Fort Abercrombie September 26, 1862. Mustered in October 30, 1862. Company "H" organized in Carver County. Moved to Glencoe, thence to relief of Hutchinson. Action at Hutchinson September 4. At Glencoe till April, 1863. Guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato December 26, 1862. At Fort Abercrombie till October, 1863. Company "I" participated in Indian Campaign of 1862. Moved to Glencoe, thence to St. Peter and to Fort Ridgly, and duty there till April 1863. Mustered in October 12, 1862. At Camp Pope April to June, 1863; at Fort Ridgly till July, and at St. Paul till September, 1863. Company "K" organized at Fort Snelling August, 1862. Duty there till November oners at South Bend till February 27, 1863. Moved to New Ulm and Madelia and duty there till September, 1863. Sibley's Expedition against hostile Indians in Dakota June 16-September 12. 1863 (Cos. "A" and "H"). Actions at Big Mound July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 29-30. Regiment concentrated September, 1863, and furloughed September 23 to October 3. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 8-12, 1863. Attached to Dept. of the Missouri to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Service:
Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Jefferson City, Mo., October 13, 1863. Assigned duty guarding railroad from Kansas Line to near St. Louis till May, 1864. Stationed at Rolla, Jefferson City, LaMine Bridge, Warrensburg, Independence, Knob Noster, Kansas City, Waynesvllle, Franklin, etc. Headquarters at Jefferson City till April 14, 1864, and at Rolla till May 18. Companies "G" and "H" reached St Louis November, 1863, and duty there till May. 1864. Regiment concentrated at St. Louis, Mo., May 15 to 26, and moved to Memphis, Tenn., May 29-31. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13. Ripley June 7. Brice's or Tishamingo Creek, near Guntown, June 10. Ripley June 11. Davis Mills June 12. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Near Tupelo July 14-15. Smith's Raid to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 3-9. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December 29-January 4, 1865, and duty there till February 6, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defences March 17-April 12. Skirmish, Deer Park Road, March 25. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgomery and Selma till July. Moved to St. Paul July 26-August 11. Mustered out August 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 41 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 224 Enlisted men by disease. Total 274.
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