5th Kansas Militia Infantry Regiment

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
5th Kansas Militia Infantry Regiment
Active October 9–October 29, 1864
Disbanded October 29, 1864
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Type Militia
Size Regiment

American Civil War

The 5th Kansas Militia Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 5th 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. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28.




  • Dyer, Frederick H. (1959). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. New York and London. Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher. LCCN 59-12963.