Confederate Military Units Formed in Kentucky





The exact number of military units which were formed in Kentucky is unknown. Some units changed names and / or were consolidated or reorganized during the war and a few were disbanded without seeing service.

This list contains 182 known discreet units and is based on the inventory made by the National Archives of the various rosters and service records.




CONFEDERATE UNITS: ~ UNION UNITS:

Kentucky Artillery (Misc) - 1 man
1st Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles - 901 men
1st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry - 1311 men
1st Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry - 319 men
1st Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Helms') - 697 men
1st Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Butler's) - 1695 men
1st Regiment, Kentucky Engineers - 1 man
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's) - 1148 men
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Duke's) - 2601 men
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 2252 men
2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles - 695 men
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1205 men
2nd Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry (Dortch's) - 637 men
3rd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Duke's Brigade) - 1515 men
3rd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles - 790 men
3rd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 15 men
3rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 2293 men
3rd Regiment, Kentucky State Guards (Misc) - 2 men
3rd Regiment, Kentucky Engineers - 1 man
3rd Special Cavalry Battalion - 2 men
3rd Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry - 8 men
4th Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry (Duke's Brigade) - 13 men
4th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 2255 men
4th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 1790 men
5th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1603 men
5th Battalion, Kentucky (Misc) - 1 man
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 3065 men
6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1376 men
6th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 1281 men
7th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 2287 men
7th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 1666 men
8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1593 men
8th/12th Consolidated Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 28 men
8th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 1159 men
9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1578 men
9th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Mounted - 1901 men
10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Diamond's) - 1033 men
10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Johnson's) - 1636 men
10th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Rifles - 4 men
10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 688 men
11th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 744 men
12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1810 men
13th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 1693 men
14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 517 men
Bolen's Independent Company, Kentucky Cavalry - 37 men
Buckner Guards, Kentucky Cavalry - 181 men
Butlitt's Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry - 0 men
Byrne's Company, Kentucky Horse Artillery - 264 men
Chenoweth's Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 40 men
Cobb's Company, Kentucky Light Artillery - 273 men
Conscript, Kentucky - 10 men
Corbin's Men, Kentucky - 191 men
Corbitt's Company, Kentucky Artillery - 24 men
Dudley's Independent Kentucky Cavalry - 15 men
Faulkner's Company, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 0 men
Ficklin's Battalion, Kentucky Infantry - 113 men
Field's Company, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 158 men
Graves' Battery, Kentucky Artillery - 3 men
Green's Battery, Kentucky Light Artillery - 102 men
Guerilla Rangers, Kentucky - 19 men
Jenkin's Company, Kentucky Cavalry - 57 men
Jenkins' Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry - 14 men
Jesse's Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Riflemen - 380 men
King's Regiment, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 1 man
Kirkpatrick's Battalion, Kentucky Cavalry - 204 men
Lillard's Company, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 0 men
Lyon's Kentucky Cavalry Brigade (Misc) - 1 man
Malone's Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 75 men
McEnnis' Detachment, Kentucky Artillery - 24 men
Kentucky (Misc) - 3 men
Morehead's Regiment, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 126 men
Morgan's Men, Kentucky - 678 men
O'Neal's Battalion, Kentucky - 4 men
Patton's Battalion, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 1 man
Rowan's Company, Kentucky (Partisan Rangers) - 75 men
Schofield's Company, Kentucky - 3 men
Sypert's Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry - 56 men
Thompson's Company, Kentucky Cavalry - 77 men
William's Battery, Kentucky Artillery (Misc) - 8 men

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