OVERVIEW:Organized at Covington, Lexington and Crab Orchard, Ky., for one year's service, September 8 to November 11, 1862. Attached to Cavalry, 1st Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Unattached, Army of Kentucky, November, 1862. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863. Mt. Sterling, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1863. (2nd Battalion attached to District of Eastern Kentucky to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863.)
SERVICE-Duty about Mt. Sterling, Ky., and in the District of Central Kentucky, scouting and operating against guerrillas and protecting that part of the State, till September, 1863. Skirmish near Florence, Ky., September 8, 1862. Expedition to East Tennessee December 24, 1862, to January 1, 1863. Parker's Mills, on Elk Fork, December 28, 1862. Operations against Cluke's forces February 18-March 5, 1863. Coomb's Ferry February 22. Slate Creek, near Mt. Sterling, and Stoner's Bridge, February 24. Slate Creek, near Mt. Sterling, March 2. Operations against Pegram March 22-April 1. Mt. Sterling March 22. Operations against Everett's Raid in Eastern Kentucky June 13-23. Triplett's Bridge, Flemming County, June 16. Operations against Scott's forces July 25-August 6. Richmond July 28. Lancaster and Paint Creek Bridge July 31-August 1. Smith's Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Duty at Mt. Sterling till September. (2nd Battalion served detached in District Eastern Kentucky. Expedition from Beaver Creek into Southwest Virginia July 3-11, 1863. Gladesville, Va., July 7.) Regiment mustered out September 17, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 61 Enlisted men by disease. Total 75.