16th Kansas Militia Infantry Regiment

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16th Regiment Kansas Militia Infantry
Active October 9, 1864, to October 29, 1864
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Byram's Ford
Battle of Westport

The 16th Kansas Militia Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 16th Kansas Militia Infantry was called into service on October 9, 1864. It was disbanded on October 29, 1864.

Detailed service[edit]

The unit was called into service to defend Kansas against Major General Sterling Price's raid. The regiment saw action at Byram's Ford, Big Blue, October 22. Westport October 23.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
Attribution
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.