6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry

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6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustere<l into the service of the United States at Knoxyille, Tenn., Covington and Stanford, Ky., June 24 to July 15, 1898, with 46 officers and 904 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Third Army Corps, July 30
  • Movements:
    • Left Knoxville and arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., July 30
    • Left Chickamauga October 6; arrived at New York City October 8
    • Sailed from New York City October 10; arrived at San Juan, P. R., October 15
    • Stationed at Arecibo, Manati, Dorado, Isabela, Lares, Bayamon, Utuado, Barcelonita, Toa Alta, and Camuy, P. R.
    • Left Porto Rico on steamship "Chester" February 12, 1899; arrived at Savannah, Ga., February 18

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Savannah March 15, 1899, with 46 officers and 873 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 13; deserted, 48.


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