55th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

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55th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

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United States of America

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Organized at Covington November, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. Ohio and Dept. of Kentucky, to September, 1865. Regiment mounted and assigned to duty in counties bordering on the Kentucky Central Railroad till December, 1864. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Near Marion December 17-18. Saltsville December 20-21. Capture and destruction of salt works. Operating against guerrillas in counties west of the Kentucky Central Railroad and the Counties of Campbell, Bracken, Mason, Fleming, Nicholas, Harrison and Pendleton, east of the Kentucky Central Railroad till September, 1865. Mustered out September 19, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 29 Enlisted men by disease. Total 38. --From 'Battle Unit Details,' National Park Service

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Nov 1864

Ended

19 Sep 1865

Years duration

1864-1865

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Anderson, Austin Military service Person
Anderson, Enoch Military service Person
Ackman, William Military service Person
Arnold, Samuel P. Military service Person
Anderson, William W. Military service Person
Bachelor, Jesse Military service Person
Baker, Henry D. Military service Person
Baker, Jessee Military service Person
Bondurant, John Tyree Military service Person
Brookings, James H. Military service Person
Calvert, John E. Military service Person
Calvert, William C. Military service Person
Cayton, Thomas Military service Person
Chittenden, William Military service Person
Clore, George B. Military service Person