1st Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

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1st Kentucky Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Lexington, June 1 to 10, 1898, with 48 officers and 1,251 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, June 11
    • Assigned to Third Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, July 5
  • Movements:
    • Ordered to Chickamauga, Ga., June 2; arrived June 11
    • Ordered to Newport News, Va., July 26; arrived July 28
    • Companies F, H, I, K, L, and M sailed from Newport News on the "Hudson" August 3; arrived at Mayaguez, P. R., August 10
    • Companies A, B, C, D, E and G sailed from Newport News August 9; arrived at Ponce, P. R., August 17
    • Sailed from Porto Rico on the "Berlin" December 5; arrived at Newport News, Va., December 12
    • Left Newport News December 12; arrived at Louisville, Ky., December 13 or 14

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Louisville February 24, 1899, with 47 officers and 1,222 enlisted men: Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 27; killed by accident, 1; deserted,3.


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