Roll of the Officers and Enlisted Men of the Third, Fourth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Kansas Volunteers, 1861: A Reprint of Appendix 4 to the Adjutant General's Thirteenth Biennial Report

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W. Y. Morgan, state printer, 1902 - Indians of North America - 154 pages
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Page 8 - ... have designated the new consolidation as either the Third or Fourth Kansas Volunteers, instead of the Tenth, but both regiments thought their regimental designation the one to adopt, and to settle the contention the next vacant number was assigned to the (7) reorganization.
Page 121 - States service ; this organization was designated the Eighteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. It was mustered in on the 15th day of July, and immediately took the field. This organization consisted of 358 officers and eniisted men, and was commanded by Major Horace L.
Page 121 - The regiment served four months, and met the Indian marauders in several sharp engagements, which always resulted to the disadvantage of the hostiles. A number of men were killed and wounded in the battalion, the loss in casualties being about ten per cent.
Page 7 - Lane's Brigade." Elementary ideas of military organization seemed to prevail at the time the Third and Fourth Kansas regiments were organized, as they were regiments of mixed arms, mainiy infantry, but each regiment possessing cavalry and artillery companies. The Fifth regiment was purely cavalry. When the battle of Wilson Creek was fought (August 10, 1861) scarcely a battalion of these organizations had been recruited, but, expecting that Price and McCulloch would immediately follow their dearly...
Page 9 - ... records of the men recorded. Their service was rendered forty years ago; it is a tardy justice, and but few of the men recorded live to know that a place has been given them in the records of the civil-war regiments of Kansas.
Page 135 - The winter was very severe ; violent storms were frequent and the snow deep, and the hardships endured by the troops were terrible. The Nineteenth Kansas was mustered out at Fort Hays on the 18th day of April, 1869.
Page 10 - The artillery companies were consolidated by authority of Special Orders No. 42, District of Kansas, dated April 24, 1862. The organization of the consolidated battery ( First Kansas Battery ) was effected about June 1, 1862.
Page 9 - The4 records as relates to the date of consolidation of the reorganized companies of the Third and Fourth Kansas are not absolutely certain. The consolidation was made in accordance with...
Page 7 - ... along the state line suggested a delay that he could ill afford to risk in his desire to reach the Missouri river before General Fremont could throw an opposing army in his way. The Third and Fourth Kansas volunteer regiments were neither at any time complete...
Page 7 - State government was scarely in running order when it became necessary to raise troops to defend the border and respond to the requisition of the President for volunteers. However, two regiments were quickly placed in the field — the First and Second Kansas Infantry Regiments, whose bravery and heroism at the battle...

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