7th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The Kentucky 7th Infantry Regiment was assembled in September, 1861, at Camp Burnett, near Clinton, Kentucky, with men from the western section of the state. This regiment reported 14 casualties at Baton Rouge, then was assigned to Rust's and Buford's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It was active in various conflicts around Vicksburg and Jackson and during the spring of 1864 was mounted and attached to General Lyon's Brigade in Forrest's Corps. The unit saw action in the expedition from Memphis into Mississippi, June 1 - 13, and reported 39 casualties. During July there were 73 disabled at Harrisburg. Later it skirmished in Alabama and surrendered on May 4, 1865.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Colonels Edward Crossland and Charles Wickliffe, Lieutenant Colonels William D. Lannom and L.J. Sherrill, and Majors H.S.Hale and W.J.N. Welborn

ASSIGNMENTS:

BATTLES:

ROSTERS:

    The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 1666 men.

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