Kentucky 25th Volunteer Infantry (Union)
01 Jan 1862
Kentucky 25th Volunteer Infantry organized at Kentucky.
11 Feb 1862
Participated in the Battle of Fort Donelson at Fort Donelson, TN.
Early in the war, Union commanders realized control of the major rivers would be the key to success in the Western Theater.
06 Apr 1862
Participated in the Battle of Shiloh at Hardin County, Tennessee.
On the morning of April 6, 1862, 40,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston poured out of the nearby woods and struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers occupying ground near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River.
13 Apr 1862
Kentucky 25th Volunteer Infantry mustered out at Kentucky.