20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry
20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized at Topeka, Kansas City, Leavenworth, Pittsburg, Leroy, Fort Scott, Independence, Lawrence, Osawatomie, Abilene, and Saline, Kans., April 27 to May 5,1898, and mustered into the service of the United States at Topeka May 9 to 13, with 46 officers and 964 enlisted men.
- assigned to Second Independent Brigade, Eighth Army Corps, May 20
- Regiment assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps, December 9
- Left Topeka May 16; arrived at San Francisco May 20
- Headquarters and Companies C, D, E, G, H, I, K, and M, sailed from San Francisco on transport Indiana October 27, arriving at Manila, P. I., November 30
- Companies A, B, F, and L sailed on transport Newport November 8, arriving at Manila December 7.
- Participated in engagements around Manila February 4, 5, and 6; uprising in Manila, February 23
- engagement at Caloocan, February 10, and defense of Caloocan, February 11 to March 24
- engagements at Tuliajan River, March 25
- Polo, March 26
- Marilao, March 27
- Bocaue and Guiguinto, March 29
- advance on Malolos, March 30 and 31
- engagement at Bagbag River, April 25
- Rio Grande, April 26 and 27
- Santo Tomas, May 4
- Bacolor, May 24
- defense of San Fernando, May 6 to June 25
- engagements near San Fernando, May 25 and June 16
- reconnoissances to Santa Rita, May 25
- to Bulacan, April 1
- Parañaque, August 2.
- relieved from duty in the field and returned to Manila June 24
- Sailed from Manila on transport Tartar September 3; arrived at San Francisco October 10.
Mustered out of the service of the United States at San Francisco October 28, 1899, with 46 officers and 720 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 3; wounded, 10. Enlisted men-killed in action, 19; wounded, 120; died of wounds, 11; died of disease, 35; deserted, 4.
- 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