6th Illinois Regt Cavalry (Union)

Organized at Camp Butler, Ills., November 19, 1861.

Assigments

2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi to July, 1865. Department of Alabama to November, 1865.

Action
Nashville Campaign November-December.

  1. Shoal Creek, Ala., November 11.
  2. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20.
  3. Lawrenceburg, Tenn., November 22.
  4. Campbellsville November 24.
  5. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27.
  6. Shelbyville November 28.
  7. Columbia Ford November 28-29.
  8. Mt. Carmel November 29.
  9. Franklin November 30.
  10. Expedition to Glasgow, Ky., December 5-13.
  11. Battle of Nashville December 15-16.
  12. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28.
  13. West Harpeth River December 17.
  14. Spring Hill December 18.
  15. Rutherford Creek December 19.
  16. Columbia December 20.

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