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Kansas in the Civil War

See Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865 and Vol. 1 Reprint. 

For a list of officers commissioned by the President see here.

For a list of officers from Kansas commissioned in Regiments not belonging to the State see here.

Regiments

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


Organized at Camp Lincoln, Fort Leavenworth, May 20 to June 3, 1861.
Mustered out June 19, 1864.
Veterans on duty in District of Vicksburg, Miss., till August, 1864
Mustered out August 30, 1865.


Organized at Leroy, Kansas, May 22, 1862.
Mustered out May 31, 1865.


Organized at Fort Scott.
Mustered in as a Battalion January 13, 1863.
Designation of Regiment changed to 79th U.S. Colored Troops December 13, 1864.


Organized at Mound City July 24, 1861.
Mustered out July 17, 1865.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's Invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Lawrence for three months May, 1861.
Mustered in at Kansas City June 20, 1861.
Mustered out October 31, 1861.


Organized on Big Creek and at Five-Mile Creek, Kansas, June 22 to July 18, 1862.
Mustered out May 31, 1865.


Organized at Fort Scott and Fort Leavenworth August 11 to October 17, 1863.
Designation of Regiment changed to 83rd U.S. Colored Troops (New), December 13, 1864.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to resist Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Kansas City as 12th Kansas Infantry.
    At Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, designation changed to 9th Kansas Infantry February 4, 1862, and to 2nd Cavalry March 5, 1862.
    Mustered out August 17, 1865.
Organized at Fort Scott.
Mustered in September 10, 1862.
Mustered out August 11, 1865.


Attached to 2nd Kansas Cavalry. See 3rd Battery.


Organization not completed.
Consolidated with 4th Kansas Infantry to form 10th Kansas Infantry April 3, 1862.


Organized at Carthage, Mo., September 16, 1862.
Served unattached.
Mustered out May 31, 1865.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized as Company "B," 2nd Kansas Cavalry, December 9, 1861.
Organized as a Battery October 27, 1862; designated as Hopkins' Kansas Battery.
Designated 3rd Battery October 1, 1863.
A detachment of 60 men sent to Little Rock to receive new Battery and duty there till January, 1865. Attached to Battery "G," 1st Missouri Light Artillery. September 13, 1864, to January 1, 1865.
Mustered out January 19, 1865.
Veterans and Recruits transferred to 2nd Kansas Battery.


Organization not completed.
Consolidated with 3rd Kansas Infantry to form 10th Kansas Infantry April 3, 1862.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


Two Companies organized at Fort Scott. Attached to Lane's Kansas Brigade.
Operations in September and October 1861.
Discontinued and merged into other organizations.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Leavenworth City July 12, 1861, to January 22, 1862.
Cos. "L" and "M" organized April to July, 1862.
Non-Veterans mustered out (Cos. "A" to "H") August 11 to December 8, 1864.
Companies "I" and "K" mustered out June 22, 1865.
Companies "L" and "M" consolidated with 15th Kansas Cavalry August 22, 1865.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's Invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Fort Scott July, 1861.
Mustered out August 27, 1865.


"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


Called into service to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Fort Leavenworth October 28, 1861.
Mustered out September 29, 1865.


Regiment organized for service in the State and along border August, 1861.
Companies "A," "D," "G" and "H" at Lawrence, Kan., October, 1861.
Mustered out November 29, 1865.
Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., November 30, 1865-January 6, 1866, and honorably discharged January 9, 1866.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Called into service to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Fort Leavenworth by consolidation of Independent Battalions, Squadrons and Detachments originally formed for other Regiments March 27, 1862.
Company "A" organized as Company "D," 8th Kansas, September 13 to October 14, 1861.
Company "B" as Company "H," 8th Kansas, September 21 to November 20, 1861.
Company "C" as Company "C," 3rd Kansas, July 24, 1861.
Company "D" as Company "D," 1st Battalion Cavalry, October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1862.
Company "E" as Company "E" 1st Battalion Cavalry, October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1862.
Company "F" organized as Home Guard October 19, 1861, to January 16, 1862, and on scout and patrol duty at Paola.
Company "G" for 1st Battalion Cavalry September 9, 1861, to January 16, 1862.
Company "H" for 1st Battalion Cavalry October 22, 1861.
Company "I" mustered in March 6, 1862.
Company "K" mustered in July 11, 1862.
Company "L" mustered in May 2, 1863.
Company "M" mustered in June 11 to August 2, 1863.
Mustered out July 17, 1865.


Organized at Paola by consolidation of 3rd and 4th Kansas Infantry April 3, 1862.
Mustered out August 30, 1865.
Discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., September 20, 1865.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Camp Lyon near Fort Leavenworth August 29 to September 14, 1862.
Regiment mounted and designation changed to 11th Kansas Cavalry April, 1863.


Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Kansas City April 1863, from 11th Kansas Infrantry.
Moved to Kansas and mustered out September 26, 1865.


Organized at Paola September, 1862.
Mustered out June 3, 1865.


  • 12th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Atchison.
Mustered in September 20, 1862.
Mustered out June 26, 1865.
Discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., July 13, 1865.


  • 13th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 14th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
Organized at Fort Scott and Leavenworth April, 1863, as a Battalion of 4 Companies for escort to General Blunt.
Regiment organized at Fort Scott, December, 1863.
Mustered out June 25, 1865.


  • 15th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service to resist Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
Organized at Leavenworth September and October, 1863.
Mustered out October 19, 1865.
Company "H" mustered out December 7, 1865.


  • 16th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service to repel Price's Invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


Organized at Leavenworth City November, 1863, to May, 1864.
Mustered out December 6, 1865.


Organized at Fort Leavenworth July 28, 1864, for 100 days.
Mustered out November 16, 1864.


  • 17th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 18th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 18th Battalion, Kansas Cavalry
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


  • 19th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 19th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry (6 months)
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


  • 20th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 21st Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to resist Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • 22nd Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • Leavenworth Colored Militia Infantry
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • Leavenworth State Guard
Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion.
Disbanded October 29, 1864.


  • Abernathy's Company, Kansas Home Guards
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


  • Block's Company (Leavenworth Zouaves), Kansas Infantry
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.


  • Unassigned Kansas Volunteers
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit. 
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