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				Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

49th Regiment

49th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., September 19, 1863. Attached to District of Somerset, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to January, 1864. District of Southwest Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to July, 1864. Camp Nelson, District of Kentucky, to December, 1864.

SERVICE.-Moved to Somerset, Ky., October 28, 1863, and duty in that vicinity till January, 1864. Moved to Camp Burnside, Ky., January 3-4, and duty there till August, 1864. At Lexington August and at Camp Nelson till October. Ordered to Tennessee October 1 and railroad guard duty near Murfreesboro and between Wartrace and Mill Creek till November. At Lexington, Ky., till December. Mustered out December 26, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 74 Enlisted men by disease. Total 76.

SOURCE: National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Regiments | Tags: Tennessee , Kentucky
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