1st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry


1st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry
1st Infantry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1861 for a one year term of enlistment. In August the 1st (Duncan's) Kentucky Battalion merged into the regiment, and in December totalled 800 effectives. Ordered to Virginia it fought at Dranesville under J.E.B. Stuart, then in March, 1862, was assigned to provost duty at Orange Court House. In April, with 496 men, it was placed in D.R. Jones' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. However, its term of service soon ended and the unit disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Thomas H. Taylor, Lieutenant Colonels Edward Crossland and William P. Johnston, and Major Benjamin Anderson. --From 'Battle Unit Details,' National Park Service
Apr 1862
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Civil War, 1861-1865
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Aylor, James Franklin Person