17th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry

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17th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry
Active April 25, 1865, to September 20, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 17th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 17th Kentucky Cavalry was organized at Russellville, Kentucky, and mustered in for one year. It mustered in under the command of Colonel Samuel F. Johnson.

The regiment was attached to Military Department of Kentucky and assigned to duty at Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and in southern Kentucky, along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

The 17th Kentucky Cavalry mustered out on September 20, 1865.


The regiment lost no members during service.


  • Colonel Samuel F. Johnson

See also[edit]


  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.