Military Organization - Service - Sources
1861 Aug. 27 - Organized and mustered in at Camp Butler, Ill. 1862 To Jan. - Attached to the Dept. of the Missouri To Feb. - 3rd Brigade, Army of the Southwest Missouri To May - 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Southwest Missouri To July - 2nd Division, Army of the Southwest Missouri To Dec. - District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri To Dec. - 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of Eastern Arkansas 1863 To Jan. - Unattached, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition (Regiment split) Feb. - Cos. B, C, F, H, and I ordered to Memphis, Tenn. Mar. - Cos. A, E, G, K, L, and M in operations in Louisiana Apr. - Co. D assigned to General Steele - Cos. A, E, G, K, L,and M To Aug. - Unattached, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, Head- quarters of Gen. McClernand and Gen. Osterhaus - Cos. B, C, F, H, and I Mar.-June - 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps To Aug. - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps To 1/1864 - 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps - Co. D To July - At Headquarters 15th Army Corps To Dec. - With Arkansas Expedition - Other companies To Sept. - Cavalry Brigade, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf To Dec. - 2nd Brigade, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf 1864 Jan. - Regiment reunited To Apr. - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps To June - 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps To July - 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee To Nov. - 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee 1865 To May - 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Military Division Mississippi To Oct. - Dept. of the Northwest
1861 Aug. 27 - Organized and mustered in at Camp Butler, Ill. Oct. 1-11 - Moved to Jefferson City, Mo. and Warsaw, Mo. Oct. 23-Nov. 2 - Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo. Nov. 13-19 - Moved to Rolla, Mo. 1862 To Jan. - Duty at Rolla, Mo. (1 enlisted man killed) Feb. 2-13 - Curtis' advance on Springfield, Mo. Feb. 9 - Marshfield, Mo. Feb. 14-29 - Pursuit of Price into Arkansas Feb. 16 - Pott's Hill, Sugar Creek Feb. 17 - Sugar Creek Feb. 17 - Bentonville Mar. 6-8 - Battle of Pea Ridge (9 enlisted men killed) (Col. Eugene Carr is wounded 4 times and later rece- ives Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions) Mar. 15 - Expedition to Fayetteville, Ark. Mar. 19 - Lebanon, Mo. (1 enlisted man killed) Apr. 5-May 3 - March to Batesville, Ark. Apr. 19 - Talbot's Ferry, White River Jun. 7 - (Co. L) Fairview, Little Red River Jun. 16-17 - Scouts from Batesville Jun. 26-July 14- March to Helena, Ark. July 14 - Helena, Ark. To Dec. - Duty near Helena, Ark. Nov. 16-21 - Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark. Nov. 27-Dec. 5 - Expedition to Grenada, Miss. Dec. 3 - Oakland Dec. 22-Jan. 3 - Sherman's Yazoo Expedition Dec. 26-28 - Chickasaw Bayou Dec. 29 - Chickasaw Bluff 1863 Jan. 3-11 - Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark. Jan. 10-11 - Capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, Ark. (1 enlisted man killed) Jan. 21 - Milliken's Bend Jan. 29 - Richmond Feb. - Cos. B, C, F, H, and I ordered to Memphis, Tenn. To July - Co. D to 1st Division, 15th Army Corps To Dec - Co. D with Arkansas Expedition To Aug. - Other companies remained on duty with 13th Army Corps Cos. A, E, G, K, L, and M Mar. 31-Apr. 17- Cos. A and K in operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage Apr. 5 - Cos. A and K near New Carthage Apr. 25-30 - Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf May 1 - Battle of Port Gibson May 5 - Near Black River (Detachment) May 16 - Battle of Champion's Hill May 17 - Battle of Big Black River Bridge (1 enlisted man killed) May 18-July 4 - Siege of Vicksburg (1 officer, 1 enlisted man killed) May 19 & 22 - Assaults on Vicksburg June 10 - Edwards' Station July 4-10 - Advance on Jackson, Miss. July 6 - Edwards' Station July 7 - Near Baker's Creek July 8 - Bolton's Depot July 8 - Near Clinton July 9 - Near Jackson July 10-17 - Siege of Jackson July 18 - Brookhaven Aug. - Moved to New Orleans, La. Oct. 3-Nov. 30 - Campaign in western Louisiana, operations in Teche Country Oct. 9-10 - Vermillion Bayou Oct. 21 - Opelousas and Barre Landing Oct. 24 - Washington Nov. 5 - Vermillionville Nov. 11 - Carrion Crow Bayou Nov. 11 - Vermillionville Nov. 20 & 25 - Camp Pratt Nov. 25 - Vermillionville Mar. 3, 1864 - Near Baton Rouge (Detachment) Mar. 3, 1864 - Near Jackson (Detachment) Mar. 30, 1864 - Livonia Apr. 7, 1864 - Near Port Hudson (Detachment) Dec. - Rejoined regiment near Memphis, Tenn. Cos. B, C, F, H, and I May 15 - Coldwater and Cochran's Cross Roads May 21-26 - Expedition from LaGrange, Tenn. to Senatobia, Miss. May 23 - Senatobia, Miss. June 15-25 - Operations in northwest Mississippi July 8 - Scout to Germantown Aug. 5 - Mt. Pleasant Aug. 12-23 - Expedition from Memphis to Grenada, Miss. Aug. 17 - Grenada, Miss. Aug. 25-27 - Mt. Pleasant (1 enlisted man killed) Sep. 11-16 - Expedition from LaGrange, Tenn. to Toon's Station Sep. 16 - Montezuma Oct. 4-17 - Operations against Chalmers' in north Mississippi and west Tennessee Oct. 6 - Lockhart's Mills Oct. 8 - Salem Oct. 12 - Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia Oct. 13 - Wyatt's Tallahatchie River Nov. 3-5 - Operations on Memphis & Charleston RR Nov. 28-Dec. 10- Operations on Memphis & Charleston RR against Lee's attack Dec. 23 - Near Corinth (Detachment) Co. D Apr. 2-14 - Expedition to Greenville, Black Bayou, and Deer Creek May 14 - Jackson, Miss. May 18-July 4 - Siege of Vicksburg May 19 & 22 - Assaults on Vicksburg July 4-10 - Advance on Jackson, Miss. July 10-17 - Siege of Jackson July - Moved to Helena, Ark. Aug. 1-Sep. 10 - Steele's Expedition to Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 10 - Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock, Ark. 1864 Jan. - Regiment reunited and recruitment of new troops Feb. 11-26 - Smith's Expedition from Colliersville, Tenn. to Okolona, Miss. Feb. 12 - Holly Springs, Miss. Feb. 17 - Near Pontotoc Feb. 17 - Houlka Springs, Miss., near Houston Feb. 18 - Okolona, Miss. Feb. 22 - Ivey's Hill, near Okolona, Miss. (2 enlisted men killed) Feb. 23 - New Albany Feb. 24 - Pontotoc Apr. 8 - Port Hudson (1 enlisted man killed) May 1 - Byhalia (1 enlisted man killed) May 9 - Germantown (1 enlisted man killed) June 1-13 - Sturgis' Expedition from Memphis into Mississippi June 10 - Battle of Brice's Crossroads June 11 - Ripley July 1 - Near Holly Springs July 5-21 - Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss. July 13 - Camargo's Cross Roads near Harrisburg July 14-15 - Battle of Tupelo July 15 - Old Town Creek Aug. 1-30 - Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss. Aug. 7-9 - Tallahatchie River Aug. 9 - Hurricane Creek and Oxford Aug. 13-14,19 - Hurricane Creek Aug. 14-15 - Scout to Mayfield, Ky. and skirmish (Detachment) (1 enlisted man killed) Aug. 21 - Forest's attack on Memphis (Detachment) (2 enlisted men killed) Sep. 27 - Moved to Clifton, Tenn. Nov. - Dec. - Operations in Tennessee and Alabama against Hood Nov. 9-13 - Expedition from Memphis to Moscow Nov. 11 - Shoal Creek, Ala. Nov. 16-20 - On line of Shoal Creek, Ala. Nov. 28 - Duck River Nov. 30 - Battle of Franklin Dec. 15-16 - Battle of Nashville (1 enlisted man killed) Dec. 17-28 - Pursuit of Hood Dec. 17 - West Harpeth River Dec. 24 - Richmond Creek Dec. 25 - King's or Anthony's Gap, near Pulaski 1865 To Feb. - Gravely Springs, Ala. To May - Eastport, Miss. May - Moved to St. Louis, Mo. June - St. Paul, Minn. July 4-Oct. 1 - Operations against Indians in Minnesota & Dakota Oct. 18 - Mustered out Camp Butler, Ill. Deaths, Combat - 1 Officer 24 Enlisted Men Deaths, Wounds - 5 Enlisted Men Deaths, Prisoner - 4 Enlisted Men Deaths, Non-Combat - 7 Officers 202 Enlisted Men Total - 8 Officers 235 Enlisted Men
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