Patterson's Independent Company, Kentucky Infantry



    Patterson's Independent Company, Kentucky Infantry was organized at Camp Haskins, Ky., October, 1861.

    The Company lost during service 8 by disease.



    Served unattached, Army Ohio, to March, 1862.
    Engineers, 7th Division, Army Ohio, to October, 1862.
    Cumberland Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. Ohio, to November, 1862.
    9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862.
    Unattached, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863.
    Unattached, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863.
    Unattached, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee and Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1863.
    Unattached, 13th Army Corps, Texas, to July, 1864.
    Engineer Brigade, Dept of the Gulf, to January, 1865.


    Constructing defences for Camp Haskins and Somerset, Ky., till January, 1862.
    Action at Mill Springs, Ky., January 19.
    Repair roads from Somerset to Stanford, Ky., till April 12.
    Moved to Cumberland Ford April 2-20, repairing roads en route.
    Cumberland Gap Campaign May 1-June 18.
    Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17.
    Retreat to Greenup on the Ohio River September 17-October 3.
    Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10.
    Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 10-15. At Memphis, Tenn., till December 20.
    Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863.
    Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28.
    Chickasaw Bluff December 29.
    Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863.
    Assault and capture Arkansas Post, Arkansas Post, January 10-11.
    Moved to Young's Point, La., January 14-22, and engineer duty there till March 30.
    Moved to Richmond, La., March 30.
    Built floating bridge across Bayou Roundaway April 1.
    Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30.
    Battle of Port Gibson May 1.
    Took advance of Logan's 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, and built bridge over Bayou Pierrie May 2-3.
    Battles of Raymond May 12; Champion Hill May 16; Big Black River May 27.
    Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4.
    Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22.
    Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10.
    Siege of Jackson July 10-17.
    Moved to New Orleans August 5-27, and duty there till October 5.
    Western Louisiana Campaign October 5-November 1.
    Vermillion Bayou October 3 and 10.
    Moved to New Orleans November 1, thence to Brazos, Santiago, Texas, November 15-20, and to Arkansas Pass November 21.
    Advance up coast to Pass Cavallo November 22-December 7.
    Constructed bridge 300 yards long across Cedar Bayou on November 25.
    At Pass Cavallo till April 19, 1864, building hospitals, signal stations, warehouses and wharves.
    Moved to Alexandria, La., April 19-29.
    Construction of dam at Alexandria April 29-May 10.
    Retreat to Morganza May 13-20.
    Mansura May 16.
    Yellow Bayou May 18-19.
    Moved to New Orleans, La., June 1, and reported to Engineer Department July 3.
    Engaged in working lumber in Cypress Swamp till November 7.
    Ordered to New Orleans, thence moved to Louisville, Ky., November 23-December 1.
    Mustered out January 22, 1865.