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The information in this list of Kansas Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.


  • 1st Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry
    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.
  • 1st Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    Organized at Camp Lincoln, Fort Leavenworth, May 20 to June 3, 1861.
    Mustered out June 19, 1864.
    Veterans on duty in District of Vicksburg, Mississippi, until August, 1864. Mustered out August 30, 1865.
  • 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.
  • 2nd Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry
    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.
  • 2nd Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    Organized at Lawrence for three months May, 1861. Mustered in at Kansas City June 20, 1861.
    Mustered out October 31, 1861.
  • 3rd Independent Battery, Kansas Light Artillery
    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.
  • 5th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Leavenworth City July 12, 1861, to January 22, 1862.
    Companies "I" and "K" mustered out June 22, 1865.
    Companies "L" and "M" consolidated with 15th Kansas Cavalry August 22, 1865.
  • 5th Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    Two Companies organized at Fort Scott. Attached to Lane's Kansas Brigade.
    Operations in September and October 1861.
    Discontinued and merged into other organizations.
  • 8th Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    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, Kansas, November 30, 1865-January 6, 1866, and honorably discharged January 9, 1866.
  • 9th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Fort Leavenworth by consolidation of Independent Battalions, Squadrons and Detachments originally formed for other Regiments March 27, 1862.
    Mustered out July 17, 1865.
  • 10th Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    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.
  • 11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Kansas City April 1863, from 11th Kansas Infrantry.
    Moved to Kansas and mustered out September 26, 1865.
  • 11th Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    Organized at Camp Lyon near Fort Leavenworth August 29 to September 14, 1862.
    Regiment mounted and designation changed to 11th Kansas Cavalry April, 1863.
  • 13th Regiment, Kansas Infantry
    Organized at Atchison. Mustered in September 20, 1862.
    Mustered out June 26, 1865. Discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., July 13, 1865.
  • 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 Cavalry
    Organized at Leavenworth September and October, 1863.
    Mustered out October 19, 1865.
    Company "H" mustered out December 7, 1865.

 

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