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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.&nbsp;<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.&nbsp;<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
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Organized by the consolidation of Garland’s Mississippi Cavalry Battalion (three companies), the Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion (three companies) Rhodes’ Mississippi Partisan rangers Company and Mullen’s Louisiana Scouts and Sharpshooters Company an September 14, 1863. However, Company A, Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion refused to recognize its assignment to this regiment as Company E and maintained its independence.<ref>Stewart Safaris’,” Kentucky Maryland, Missouri, The Confederate, Units and the Indian Units”. (US/CAN 975M2ss V. 6)</ref>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
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Company A - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Prestonsburg, [[Floyd County, Virginia|Floyd County]],Virginia. <br>Company B - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from West Liberty, [[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy|Morgan County]], Kentucky.<br>Company C - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Pike County, Kentucky Genealogy|Pike County]], Kentucky and [[Buchanan County, Virginia|Buchanan County]], Virginia.<br>Company D - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Piketon, [[Pike County, Kentucky Genealogy|Pike County]], Kentucky.<br>Company E - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Wolfe County, Kentucky Genealogy|Wolfe County]], Kentucky.<br>Company F - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Buchanan County, Virginia|Buchanan County]], Virginia.<br>Company G - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Buchanan County, Virginia|Buchanan County]], Virginia.<br>Company H - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Buchanan County, Virginia|Buchanan County]], Virginia.<br>Company I - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from [[Buchanan County, Virginia|Buchanan County]], Virginia. Company I was organized on November 25, 1863. <br>Company K - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Liberty Hill, [[Carroll County, Virginia|Carroll County]] and Jeffersonville, [[Tazewell County, Virginia|Tazewell County]], Virginia. Company K was organized on January 22, 1864. Regiment disbanded in early 1865.<br>Company L - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Alexandria, [[Carroll County, Kentucky Genealogy|Carroll County]], and [[Pike County, Kentucky Genealogy|Pike County]], Kentucky.
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The records for this Regiment's Companies are from the book, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of <br>Kentucky, Vol. II, Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65. (U/S CAN 976.9 M2rc) <ref>Kentucky,  Adjutant General, ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky'', (Civil War, Confederate  Vol. II, 1861-1865, Pg., 178 - 207. {{FHL|51081|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN book 976.9 M2rc}}</ref>
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 517 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CKY0014RC Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
  
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Kentucky in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Kentucky in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.  
  
*[[Kentucky in the Civil War|Kentucky in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[Kentucky in the Civil War|Kentucky in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.  
  
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.  
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Latest revision as of 21:02, 4 January 2018

Brief History

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. [1]

Organized by the consolidation of Garland’s Mississippi Cavalry Battalion (three companies), the Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion (three companies) Rhodes’ Mississippi Partisan rangers Company and Mullen’s Louisiana Scouts and Sharpshooters Company an September 14, 1863. However, Company A, Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion refused to recognize its assignment to this regiment as Company E and maintained its independence.[2]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Prestonsburg, Floyd County,Virginia.
Company B - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.
Company C - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Pike County, Kentucky and Buchanan County, Virginia.
Company D - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Piketon, Pike County, Kentucky.
Company E - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Wolfe County, Kentucky.
Company F - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Buchanan County, Virginia.
Company G - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Buchanan County, Virginia.
Company H - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Buchanan County, Virginia.
Company I - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Buchanan County, Virginia. Company I was organized on November 25, 1863.
Company K - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Liberty Hill, Carroll County and Jeffersonville, Tazewell County, Virginia. Company K was organized on January 22, 1864. Regiment disbanded in early 1865.
Company L - Many men from Kentucky mustered in from Alexandria, Carroll County, and Pike County, Kentucky.

The records for this Regiment's Companies are from the book, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky, Vol. II, Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65. (U/S CAN 976.9 M2rc) [3]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 517 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Kentucky in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Kentucky in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861-1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Stewart Safaris’,” Kentucky Maryland, Missouri, The Confederate, Units and the Indian Units”. (US/CAN 975M2ss V. 6)
  3. Kentucky, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, (Civil War, Confederate Vol. II, 1861-1865, Pg., 178 - 207. FHL US/CAN book 976.9 M2rc