UNION KANSAS VOLUNTEERS
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
Organized at Leavenworth September and October, 1863. Attached to
District of the Border, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. Dept. of
Kansas to June, 1864. Districts of North and South Kansas, Dept. Missouri,
to October, 1865.
SERVICE.-Assigned to duty at Leavenworth and at various points in Southern
Kansas, at Olathe, Paola, Coldwater Grove, Trading Post, Fort Scott, Osage
Mission and Humboldt by detachments (Co. "H" at Fort Riley) till
October, 1864. Skirmish at Clear Creek, Mo., May 16, 1864 (Detachments of
Companies "D" and "L"). Scout from Fort Leavenworth to
Weston, Mo., June 13-16, 1864. Expedition into Missouri June 16-20 (Cos.
"B," "C" and "G"). Price's Raid in Missouri
and Kansas September to November. Lexington October 19. Little
Blue October 21. Independence
, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport
October 23. Coldwater Grove, Osage, October 24. Mine
Creek, Little Osage River, and battle of Charlot October 25. Newtonia
October 28. Duty in Dept. of Kansas and Dept. of the Missouri till
October, 1865. Mustered out October 19, 1865. Company "H"
mustered out December 7, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and
mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 77 Enlisted men by disease.