6th Kansas Militia Infantry Regiment
|6th Kansas Militia Infantry Regiment|
|Active||October 9–October 29, 1864|
|Disbanded||October 29, 1864|
The 6th Kansas Militia Infantry was called into service on October 9, 1864. The regiment was commanded by Colonel James Montgomery after the arrest of the regiment's first commander, Colonel James D. Snoddy, on October 16, 1864. It was disbanded on October 29, 1864.
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.
- Colonel James D. Snoddy
- Colonel James Montgomery