15th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry
|15th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry|
|Active||October 1862 to October 29, 1863|
The regiment was attached to District of Columbus, Kentucky, Department of the Tennessee, to November 1862. District of Columbus, Kentucky, XIII Corps, Department of the Tennessee, to January 1863. District of Columbus, Kentucky, XVI Corps, to August 1863. Detached Brigade, District of Columbus, Kentucky, 6th Division, XVI Corps, to October 1863.
The 15th Kentucky Cavalry mustered out of service beginning October 6, 1863, and ending October 29, 1863.
Garrison duty at Paducah, Kentucky, and at various points in District of Columbus until October 1863. Scout from Fort Heiman into Tennessee May 26-June 2, 1863 (Companies A and D). Spring Creek, Tennessee, June 29. Lexington, Tennessee, June 29. Expedition from Clifton in pursuit of Biffle's, Forrest's and Newsome's Cavalry July 22–27. Expedition from Paducah, Kentucky, to McLemoresville, Tennessee, September 20–30.
The regiment lost a total of 58 men during service; 1 officer and 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 54 enlisted men died of disease.
- Lieutenant Colonel Gabriel Netter
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.