CDV of William Higbee, who first served with the Ohio Independent Cavalry from 8/20-11/30/1861 in St Louis Missouri. Then with the Missouri Fremont Body Guard for General Fremont while in command in the West. Then later joined the 7th Kansas Cavalry from 11/61-9/65. The 7th known as Jennison's Jayhawkers was a notorious unit involved in the Bloodshed in Bleeding Kansas and Missouri. The 7th Kansas Cavalry was organized at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on October 28, 1861.
It mustered in for three years under the command of Colonel Charles R. The regiment was attached to DeparKansas to June 1862.5th Division, Army of the Mississippi, to September 1862. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Mississippi, to November 1862. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, XIII Corps, Department of the Tennessee, to December 1862. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, XVI Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to March 1863.
Cavalry Brigade, District of Corinth, 2nd Division, XVI Corps, to June 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, XVI Army Corps, to August 1863.
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, XVI Corps, to February 1864. Unattached, 1st Cavalry Division, XVI Corps, to June 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to September 1864. Louis, Missouri, Department of Missouri, to July 1865.Department of Kansas to September 1865. The 7th Kansas Cavalry mustered out of service at Fort Leavenworth on September 29, 1865. Duty in western Missouri until January 31, 1862. October 21, 1861 (1 company).
Little Blue November 11, 1861 (Companies A, B, and H). Little Santa Fe November 20. Independence, Little Blue, November 20 (detachment).
Moved to Humboldt, Kansas, January 31, and duty there until March 25. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, March 25; thence to Columbus, Ky. May 18-June 2, and to Corinth, Miss. June 7, escorting working parties on Mobile & Ohio Railroad and arriving at Corinth July 10; thence moved to Jacinto and Rienzi, Miss. Expedition from Rienzi to Ripley, Miss.
Reconnaissance to Jacinto and Bay Springs and skirmish August 47. Reconnaissance from Rienzi to Hay Springs August 1821.Marietta and Bay Springs August 20. Rienzi September 9 and 18. September 19 (Companies B and E). Battle of Corinth October 34. Pursuit to Ripley October 512.
Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Capture of Ripley November 2, 1862. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 89. Lamar and Coldwater November 8.
Holly Springs November 13, 28 and 29. Waterford or Lumpkin's Mill November 2630. December 31, and duty on line of Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Germantown, Tenn.
Near Yorkville January 28 (1 company). Expedition to Colliersville and to LaFayette and Moscow March 816.
Scout in Beaver Creek Swamp April 26. Moved to Corinth April 1417. Dodge's Expedition into northern Alabama April 15-May 8.
Hock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia, Dickson Station and Leighton April 23.
Expedition from Burnsville to Tupelo, Miss. May 8, 1863, to January 8, 1864. Expedition to Florence May 2631, 1863.
Expedition into western Tennessee August 27-October 1. Swallow Bluff September 30 (Companies A and C).
Operations in northern Mississippi and western Tennessee against Chalmers October 417. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Wyatts, Tallahatchie River, October 13.
Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad November 35. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad against Lee's attack November 28-December 10.Ripley December 1 and 4. Jack's Creek December 24. Veterans on furlough February 4-March 4; then moved to St. Moved to Memphis June 6. Near Memphis May 2 (detachment). Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss. King's Creek July 9.
Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss. Hurricane Creek, Oxford, August 9. Hurricane Creek August 13, 14, 16 and 19. Pursuit of Price through Missouri September 30-November 26. Big Blue and State Line, Westport, October 23.
Mine Creek, Little Osage River, October 25. Duty by detachments in St.Louis District until July 18, 1865. Moselle Bridge, near Franklin, December 7, 1864 (Company E).
Expedition from Bloomfield into Dunklin County March 37, 1865. Skirmishes near Bloomfield March 3 and 7. Skirmish McKinzie's Creek, near Patterson, April 15, Ordered to Omaha, Neb. July 18; thence to Fort Kearney and duty there until September.
Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, arriving September 14. The item "Civil War CDV Union Soldier William Higbee, Served in Ohio & Kansas Regiments" is in sale since Tuesday, December 12, 2017.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "civil_war_photos" and is located in Midland, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.