Organized at Benton Barracks, Mo., December 3, 1862. Ordered to Helena, Ark., January, 1863, arriving there January 10, 1863. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Garrison, Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, to January, 1864. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Helena, Ark., January, 1863, to April, 1865. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena, Ark., July 4, 1863. Expedition from Helena to Arkansas Post January 24-26, 1864. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., April 3-6, 1865, and garrison duty there until June, 1865. Mustered out June 28, 1865. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., July 3-12, and discharged from service.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 234 Enlisted men by disease. Total 246.