SEVENTEENTH KENTUCKY VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
The War of Rebellion: A Compilation of the Offical Records of the
Union and Confederate Armies
Official Record References
* April 1862, Pittsburg
Landing, COL McHenry to BG Laman in Pittsburg Landing; Report
of Colonel McHenry of operations at Shiloh on 6 & 7 April.
Chap. XXII, Pages 240-242.
* June 10, 1862; Corinth; COL
McHenry to COL Ammen; Report of Col Henry for operatations from
May 2 to May 30, 1862; Chap. XXII, Pages 684-686
* November 6, 1862; Bowling Green; MG Rosencrans to MG Wright in
Cincinnati; " The southwester part of this State has been a
disturbed district all summer. It is a granary of supplies for us.
I am told a regiment of infantry and two of cavalry will suffice to
clear it. I propose to detach McHenry, Seventeenth Kentucky,
Rousseau's division, for the infantry, and will send them down to
Russellville." Chapter XXXII, Page 16.
* December 1, 1862; Nashville; MG Rosencrans to MG Wright in
Cincinnati; "The guerrilla parties have been driven south of the
Cumberland. McHenry was lent to Bruce for a few days. The
occupation of Clarksville will nearly close the lines and prevent
contraband trade in that direction. Please order McHenry to occupy
Clarksville, and report tot me as soon as possible." Chapter XXXII,
* December 2, 1862; Nashville; MG Rosencrans to MG Wright in
Frankfort; " I asked yesterday that McHenry be sent to Clarksville;
he could control the country and secure a large amount of forage
and provisions. No answer.... "Chapter XXXII, Page 114.
* December 5, 1862; Russellville; Colonel SD Bruce to Colonel
Garesche: "Colonel: Your dispact in regard to the occupation of
Clarksville by Colonel McHenry is received. General Boyle is
unwilling that I should send the regiment there at present..."
Chapter XXXII, Page 125.
* December 6, 1862; Nashville; MG Rosencrans to BG Boyle in
Louisville; "Forrest was a Columbia yesterday, preparing for a raid
via Clarksville...has a battery of six pieces...Bruce and McHenry
must concentrate and whip him, and take his pieces." Chapter XXXII,
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