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Kentucky Civil War Soldiers Service Records

This CD contains service records of both Union and Confederate Kentucky soldiers. It contains notes and reference material gathered from many sources plus the actual microfilm images of the service record cards for Kentucky units from the National Archives.

On this CD you will find information on approximately 129,000 men who served in the war from Kentucky. The Kentucky Civil War Soldiers Index containing 129,000 names is included showing the units of service for each man and a bibliography of available books to aid in your research.

Many of the men included on this CD have biographical sketches, burial records, and genealogical information not found in the microfilmed service records.

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Sources used / incorporated on this CD.

Reference:

  • Speed, Thomas. The Union Regiments of Kentucky
  • Johnston, J. Stoddard, Joseph T. Confederate Military History - Kentucky Volume Biographical
  • The Southern Historical Society Papers Vol. 15. This book is commonly referred to as The Appomattox Roster
  • Vicksburg Parole Records
  • Compiled Service Records:

    Volume: Reel 0020 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - KENTUCKY First Cavalry (Butler's) First Cavalry (Helm's) First Battalion, Cavalry First Mounted Rifles Second Cavalry (Duke's) Second Cavalry (Wood-ward's) Second Battalion (Capt. Dortch's), Cavalry Second Battalion, Mounted Rifles Third Cavalry Third Battalion, Mounted Rifles Fourth through Tenth Cavalry Tenth Cavalry (Diamond's) Tenth Cavalry (Johnson's) Eleventh Cavalry Twelfth Cavalry Eighth and Twelfth Cavalry (Consolidated) Thirteenth Cavalry Fourteenth Cavalry Capt. Corbin's Men Jessee's Battalion, Mounted Riflemen Kirkpatrick's Battalion Morehead's Regiment (Partisan Rangers) Capt. Bolen's Independent Co., Cavalry Capt. Dudley's Independent Cavalry Capt. Field's Co. (Partisan Rangers) Capt. Jenkins' Co., Cavalry Morgan's Men Capt. Ro-wan's Co. (Partisan Rangers) Capt. Thompson's Co., Cavalry

    Volume: Reel 0021 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - Capt. Byrne's Co., Horse Artillery Capt. Cobb's Co., Light Artillery Capt. Corbett's Co., Artillery Green's Battery, Light Artillery Lt. McEnnis' Detachment, Artillery First Infantry Second through Ninth Mounted Infantry Miscellaneous, Kentucky

    Volume: Reel 0060 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY First Cavalry through Seventh Cavalry

    Volume: Reel 0061 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY Eighth Cavalry through Seventeenth Cavalry Ward's Independent Co., Capt. Twyman's Independent Co. First Battery A, Light Artillery through First Battery C, light Artillery First Battery E, Light Artillery Capt. Siimnond's Independent Battery, light Artillery First Infantry Second Infantry

    Volume: Reel 0063 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY Tenth Infantry through Sixteenth Infantry

    Volume: Reel 0064 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY Seventeenth Infantry through Twenty-second Infantry Twenty-second Infantry (Enrolled Militia)

    Volume: Reel 0065 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY Twenty-third Infantry through Twenty-eighth Infantry Thirtieth Infantry Thirty-second Infantry

    Volume: Reel 0066 - Compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations - KENTUCKY Thirty-third Infantry through Thirty-fifth Infantry Thirty-seventh Infantry Thirty-ninth Infantry Fortieth Infantry Forty-fifth Infantry Forty-seventh Infantry through Forty-ninth Infantry Fifty-second Infantry through Fifty-fifth Infantry Sixty-eighth Infantry (Enrolled Militia) First Battalion, Louisville Provost Guard Patterson's Independent Co., Infantry

    Cemetery Records:

  • Confederate Graves in the City of Williamsburg, VA.
  • Confederate Dead of Canton, Mississippi
  • Register of the Confederate Dead in the Richmond, VA Hollywood Cemetery
  • Sons of Union Veterans Graves Registration Database
  • Find A Grave
  • Gettysburg Dead
  • Aiken County, SC Burials
  • Prisoner of War Records

     

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