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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Kansas in the Civil War''
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=== Kansas Military Units  ===
 
=== Kansas Military Units  ===
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Most units were numbered, however, some were named. See the table below for lists of the regiments, battalions, batteries, and other units. <br>
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Most units were numbered, however, some were named. See the table below for lists of the regiments, battalions, batteries, and other units. <br>  
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The information in the lists of Kansas Military Units comes from the [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors] web site. That web site also can be searched by the name of a soldier.  
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The information in the lists of Kansas Military Units comes from the [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors] web site. That web site also can be searched by the name of a soldier.  
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<center>'''Kansas Units by Number or by Name'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Units 1st through 22nd|1st-22nd]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Units A to Z|A to Z]]</div>
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<center>'''Kansas Units by Number or by Name'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Units 1st through 22nd|1st-22nd]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Units A to Z|A to Z]]</div>  
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<center>'''Kansas Units by Type of Unit'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Infantry Units|Infantry]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Cavalry Units|Cavalry]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Artillery Units|Artillery]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 65px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Guard Units|Guards]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Colored Troops|Colored Troops]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Other Units|Other]]</div>
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<center>'''Kansas Units by Type of Unit'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Infantry Units|Infantry]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Cavalry Units|Cavalry]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Artillery Units|Artillery]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 65px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Guard Units|Guards]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Colored Troops|Colored Troops]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Kansas Civil War Union Other Units|Other]]</div>  
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==== Service Records  ====
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An [http://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-adjutant-general-s-report-1861-1865/11175 index to the Kansas Adjutant General's Report, 1861-1865], is on the Kansas Historical Society website (free search). The index gives name, regiment, company, and place of residence with occasional notes. This index is mostly about volunteer regiments.&nbsp; It does NOT include all Kansans who served in the Civil War; in particular, the index does not include the Kansas State Militia.<br>
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The Adjutant General's Report, 1861-1865, lists the names of all troops who served in the Kansas volunteer regiments during the Civil War. It also includes each soldier's rank, the place and date of enlistment, his discharge date, and notes about promotions, prisoner of war status, and other events. If a soldier died on active duty, the place, date, and cause of death are listed.
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See ''[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/index2.html Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865 ]and [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/index3.html Vol. 1 Reprint.]'' A film copy is also available through [http://www.kshs.org/p/interlibrary-loan-policies-for-researchers/11527 interlibrary loan from the Kansas Historical Society] [microfilm reel LM 977].
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The compiled service records of Kansas soldiers have not been microfilmed and are only available from the National Archives. For more information see [[Union Service Records|Union Service Records]].
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==== Officers from Kansas  ====
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For a list of officers commissioned by the President see [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/i/kansas.html here].
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For a list of officers from Kansas commissioned in Regiments not belonging to the State see [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/i/nonstate.html here].
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==== Civil War Pension Index Cards  ====
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An {{RecordSearch|1471019|Index to Pension Applications}} of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. The majority of the records are of Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Indian Wars, and World War I. For more information see [[Union Pension Records|Union Pension Records]].
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=== Other Sources  ===
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*Kansas Negro Regiment in the Civil War. ''Cornish, Dudley Taylor:'' (Kansas Historical Quarterly 20, no. 6 (May 1953):417-429.) {{FHL|248365|item|disp=FHL Book 978.1 B2k 1-33 index}}
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Kansas). ''Genealogical material from Kansas State D.A.R. (source material).'' (Genealogical material from Kansas State D.A.R. (source material)) {{FHL|248365|item|disp=FHL 851235&nbsp;Item 4}}
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==== Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) ====
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Grand Army of the Republic founded in 1866 - 1956, was the largest veteran’s organization in the country after the Civil War. It was a fraternal organization members were veterans of the Union Army, US Navy, Marines and Revenue Cutler Service who served in the American Civil War. The group supported voting rights for black veterans, and lobbied the U.S. Congress to establish veterans' pensions. In 1890 the membership was 490,000.
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An [http://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-adjutant-general-s-report-1861-1865/11175 index to the Kansas Adjutant General's Report, 1861-1865], is on the Kansas Historical Society website (free search). The index gives name, regiment, company, and place of residence with occasional notes. <br>
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In 1888 there were 433 posts and 17,310 members in the state of Kansas  
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The Adjutant General's Report, 1861-1865, lists the names of all troops who served in the Kansas volunteer regiments during the Civil War. This index does NOT include all Kansans who served in the Civil War. In particular, the index does not include the Kansas State Militia.<br>The original Adjutant General's report also includes each soldier's rank, the place and date of enlistment, his discharge date, and notes about promotions, prisoner of war status, and other events. If a soldier died on active duty, the place, date, and cause of death are listed. The original report is available on interlibrary loan from KSHS [microfilm reel LM 977], and is being transcribed on the web by KSGenWeb.<br>
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[http://www.garrecords.org/ GAR Posts in the State of Kansas]  
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See ''[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/index2.html Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865 ]and [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/index3.html Vol. 1 Reprint.]''
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The FamilySearch Catalog list records of the [https://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&keyword=Kansas++Grand+Army+of+the+Republic&prekeyword=Kansas++Grand+Army+of+the+Republic Kansas Grand Army of the Republic].
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'''Civil War Pension Index Cards''' - An {{RecordSearch|1471019|Index to Pension Applications}} of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. The majority of the records are of Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Indian Wars, and World War I. For more information see [[Union Pension Records|Union Pension Records]].
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==== Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War ====
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For a list of officers commissioned by the President see [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/i/kansas.html here].  
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With the death of the last member of the Grand Army of the Republic the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War was formed.  
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For a list of officers from Kansas commissioned in Regiments not belonging to the State see [http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/i/nonstate.html here].
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