3rd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

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3rd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Lexington May 21 to 31, 1898, with 46 officers and 945 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Third Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, June 1
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, First Army Corps, August 17
  • Movements:
    • Left Lexington for Chickamauga, Ga., June 1
    • Arrived at Newport News, Va., July 29
    • Left Newport News August 16; arrived at Lexington, Ky., August 17
    • Left Lexington November 11; arrived at Columbus, Ga., November 15
    • Left Columbus January 17, 1899; arrived at Savannah, Ga., January 18
    • Sailed from Savannah on the "Minnesota" January 18; arrived at Matanzas, Cuba, January 21
    • Companies A, C, G, and K changed station from Matanzas to La UniĆ³n, Cuba, January 27
    • Headquarters and Companies B, F, L, and M changed stations from Matanzas to Cardenas, Cuba, January 30.
    • Companies A, C, G, and K returned to Matanzas April 5
    • Headquarters and Companies B, F, L, and M returned to Matanzas March 3
    • Companies A, C, G, and K sailed from Matanzas on the "Florida" April 8; arrived at Savannah, Ga., April 10
    • Remainder of regiment sailed from Matanzas on the "Kilpatrick" April 8, and arrived at Savannah quarantine April 10; left quarantine and went into camp at Savannah April 18.

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Savannah, Ga., May 16, 1899, with 50 officers and 954 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 17; killed by accident, 2; murdered, 1; deserted,56.


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