23rd Kansas Volunteer Infantry
23rd Kansas Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Topeka July 2 to 19, 1898, with 29 officers and 850 enlisted men.
- Left Topeka August 22; arrived at New York City August 25
- Sailed from New York on steamship "Vigilancia", August 25; arrived at Santiago, Cuba, August 31; assigned to duty at San Luis, Cuba
- Left San Luis for Santiago February 28, 1899
- Sailed on steamship "Minnesota" March 1; arrived at Newport News, Va., March 5
- Left Newport News March 6; arrived at Fort Leavenworth March 10
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., April 10, 1899, with 28 officers and 823 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, 11; killed by accident, 1; murdered, 1.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581