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Kentucky in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • George Washington Witt (1834 - 1864)
    Died in Andersonville Prison George Witt Residence: Louisville, Kentucky Enlistment Date:1 Oct 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Louisville, Kentucky State Served:Kentucky Was POW?: Ye...
  • Brig. General Jacob H. Smith ("Howling Jake") (1840 - 1918)
    General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...
  • Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)
    Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky. Youth He was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with hi...
  • Col. Benjamin H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1832 - 1896)
    BENJAMIN HELM Bristow first Solicitor General of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury under President Grant, and a prominent candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1876. --...
  • Brevet Major Leroy R. Hawthorne (USA) (1828 - 1908)
    Before the Civil War, Leroy worked at the Spencer House hotel and the experience led him in 1856 to run a hotel in Winona, Minnesota, then a thriving town on the Mississippi River. Business prospered...

This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Union Army.

See Kentucky (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.