Union 6th Kentucky Calvary
Mustered in: Late 1861 Co. A-E mustered in as "Mundy's Battalion";
Summer 1862 Co. F-M consolidated with Mundy's Battalion to become the
1st Commander: Col. Dennis J. Hallisy
Col. Reuben Mundy
Col. Wm. P. Roper
Maj. Lewis A. Gratz
Maj. Wm. H. Fidler
Maj. Walter F. Stafford
Operated primarily as "independent" battalions in early
part of it's existance, each battalion sent where ever it
was needed at the time. 6th Calvary finally united in
Lebanon, Ky. in Dec. 1862
Watkin's Brigade, Granger's Division, Stanley's Corps,
Army of the Cumberland
Watkin's Brigade, McCook's Division
Watkin's Brigade, McCook's Division, Gen. Wilson's Calvary
Battalion participated in the battles of Tazewell,Tn.,
Cumberland Gap and Richmond, Ky.
Battalion captured prisoners from Bragg's army in
Battalion met Morgan at Bardstown
Pursuit of Morgan in winter, 1862-63 with Col. Hallisy
being killed at New Market, Ky. near Campbellsville.
Charge on the Texas Legion near Spring Hill, Tn.,
capturing 128 prisoners.
Battles of Pigeon Mountain, Adairville, and Calhoun
Lafayette, Ga. against Gen. Pillow
Lyons at Hopkinsville, Ky., forcing him to retreat from
Battle of Nashville
Mustered Out: July 14, 1865
Companies F-M were comprised of men from central Kentucky including
Taylor Co. This regiment saw very rigorous duty and almost continuous
activity at the front.