Union Regimental Histories

 

Pennsylvania

 

18th Regiment Cavalry (163rd Volunteers)

Organized at Pittsburgh and Harrisburg October to December, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 8, 1862. Attached to Wyndham's Cavalry Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Price's Independent Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Stahel's Cavalry Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1864, and Army Shenandoah to February, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, Army Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Bladensburg and Germantown and in the Defenses of Washington until June, 1863. Skirmishes at Chantilly, Va., February 10 and 26, 1863. Scout from Centreville to Falmouth, Va., February 27-28. Left Fairfax C. H. with Stahel's Division to join Army Potomac, June 25, 1863. Hanover, Pa., June 30. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Hunterstown July 2. Monterey Gap July 4. Smithburg, Md., July 5. Williamsport July 6. Hagerstown July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Hagerstown July 11-13. Falling Water July 14. Battle Mountain near Newby's Cross Roads July 24. Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3. Lamb's Creek September 1. Advance to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper C. H. and Brandy Station September 13. Rapidan Station September 13-14. Reconnaissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. James City and Bethesda Church October 10. Near Culpeper October 11. Near Warrenton and Brandy Station October 11. Gainesville October 14. Groveton October 17-18. Gainesville, New Baltimore, Buckland's Mills and Haymarket October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. (Cos. "B," "H" at Headquarters, 5th Corps, and at Rappahannock Station November 7. Rejoined Regiment November 19.) Germania Ford November 18. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Morton's Ford November 26. Near Ely's Ford January 13, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4. Fortifications of Richmond March 1. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Wilderness May 5-7. Craig's Meeting House May 5. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Alsop's Farm May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna River May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Brook's Church or Richmond fortifications May 12. Strawberry Hills May 12. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Demonstration on Little River May 27. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover C. H. May 30. Mechump's Creek May 31. Cold Harbor May 31-June 1. Totopotomoy and Gaines' Mill June 2. Salem Church and Haw's Shop June 2. Haw's Shop June 3. Old Church June 10. Bethesda Church June 11. Long Bridge June 12. Smith's Store near St. Mary's Church June 15. Siege of Petersburg June to August. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. (Co. "B" at Headquarters, 6th Corps, June 25-July 16.) White Oak Swamp July 14. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester August 15 and 17. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Limestone Ridge September 1. Abraham's Creek near Winchester September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Front Royal September 21. Milford September 22. Waynesboro September 29. Near Brock's Gap October 6. Tom's Brook October 8-9. Cedar Creek October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Cedar Creek November 11. Newtown or Middletown November 12. Rude's Hill near Mt. Jackson November 22. Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-22. Duty at and near Winchester until May, 1865. Scout to Edenburg March 17-19. At Cumberland, Md., to June. Consolidated with 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry June 24, 1865, to form 3rd Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 55 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 232 Enlisted men by disease. Total 294.

19th Regiment Cavalry (180th Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia June to October, 1863. Moved to Washington, D.C., November 5 and 8, 1863, thence to Eastport, Miss., November 13 and joined Gen. A. J. Smith at Columbus, Ky., December 3. Attached to District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, December, 1863. Waring's Cavalry Brigade, 16th Corps, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division, Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. Gulf, to August, 1865. Dept. Louisiana, to December, 1865. Dept. of Texas to May, 1866.

SERVICE.--Moved to Union City, Tenn., December 6, 1863. Expedition from Union City to Trenton January 22-24, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 28-February 5. Smith's Expedition from Colliersville to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Egypt Station February 19. West Point February 20. Ivy Farm, Okolona, February 22. Tallahatchie River February 23. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Cypress Creek and near Raleigh April 3. Near Raleigh April 9. Sturgis' Expedition from Memphis to Ripley, Miss., April 30-May 9. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13. Corinth June 6. Ripley June 7. Brice's or Tishamingo Creek near Guntown June 10. Waldron Bridge June 11. Davis' Mills June 12. Expedition from Memphis to Grand Gulf, Miss., July 4-24. Near Bolivar July 6. Blackwater July 10. Port Gibson July 14. Grand Gulf July 16-17. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 9. A detachment moved to Little Rock, Ark., and on expedition against Price, Nonconah Creek, November 20 (Co. "F"). Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 26-December 3. Owen's Cross Roads December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. King's Hill near Pulaski December 25. Sugar Creek December 26. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., until February 8, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 8-March 9, and to Baton Rouge, La., March 20. Duty there until August 12. Moved to Alexandria August 12. (Consolidated to 6 Companies February 4, 1865, and to 4 Companies June 13.) Company "A" duty at Shreveport until December 15, then at Marshall, Texas, until April, 1866. Company "B" at Alexandria until March, 1866. Company "C" at Monroe until December 15, 1865, then at Jefferson, Texas, until April, 1866. Company "D" at Natchitoches until March, 1866. Companies "A" and "C" to New Orleans April, 1866. Companies "B" and "D" to New Orleans March, 1866. Provost duty there until May. Mustered out May 14, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 15 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 109 Enlisted men by disease. Total 124.

20th Regiment Cavalry (181st Volunteers) Six Months

Organized at Harrisburg June to August, 1863, for six months. March to Greencastle July 7, 1863. Scouting into Maryland and pursuit of Lee July 8-24. Moved to Falling Water and picket shores of the Potomac until August. Ordered to Sir John's Run, W. Va,, and assigned to guard duty on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Companies "F" and "I" at Berkeley Springs. Companies "D" and "E" at Bloomery Gap. Skirmish at Bloomery Gap September 1. Companies "A" and "H" at Great Cacapon Bridge. Skirmish at Bath September 1. Company "C" at Hancock, The five Emergency Companies on duty at Philadelphia, Reading and Pottsville, Pa. Regiment concentrated at Sir John's Run, W. Va., September, 1863. Duty there and at Springfield until December. Scout in Hampshire, Hardy, Frederick and Shenandoah Counties December 7-11 (Detachment). Regiment moved to Harrisburg, Pa., December 24 and mustered out January 7, 1864.

 

20th Regiment Cavalry (3 Years)

Organized at Harrisburg and Philadelphia February, 1864. Reported to Sigel at Martinsburg, W. Va., March, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dept. West Virginia, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, West Virginia, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, to February, 1865, and Army Potomac to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sigel's Expedition to New Market, Va.; April 30-May 16, 1864. Rude's Hill and New Market May 14. Battle of New Market May 15. Hunter's Expedition to Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Harrisonburg June 4. Piedmont, Mt. Crawford, June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Staunton June 10. Midway June 11. Cedar Creek June 12. Piney River near Amherst C. H. June 12. Near Glasgow June 14. Lynchburg June 17-18. Retreat to Kanawha Valley, thence to Parkersburg and Martinsburg June 19-July 15. Catawba Mountains and about Salem June 21. Martinsburg July 17. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford July 19. Ashby's Gap July 21. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Ordered to Harper's Ferry July 30. Duty at Halltown, Pleasant Valley and Cumberland, Md., until December. Expedition from Winchester to Gordonsville December 19-28. Madison C. H. December 21. Liberty Mills December 22. Near Gordonsville December 23. Sheridan's Expedition from Winchester February 27-March 25. Swoope's Depot and Staunton March 2. Waynesboro March 2. Goochland C. H. March 11. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie C. H. March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Scott's Cross Roads April 2. Tabernacle Church or Beaver Pond Creek April 4. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Consolidated with 2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 1st Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 100 Enlisted men by disease. Total 128.

21st Regiment Cavalry (182nd Volunteers) Six Months

Organized at Harrisburg and Chambersburg June 28-August 1, 1863, for six months. Companies "C," "E," "H," "K," "L," "M," duty at Pottsville, Pa., and Scranton, Pa., and Company "B" at Gettysburg, Pa. Companies "A," "D," "F," "G" and "I" ordered to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 23, 1863. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. West Virginia, to February, 1864. Duty about Harper's Ferry, W. Va. Expedition from Charlestown to New Market November 15-18 (Detachment). Mount Jackson November 16. Wells' demonstration from Harper's Ferry December 10-21. Skirmish at Winchester January 3, 1864. Mustered out February 20, 1864.

21st Regiment Cavalry (3 Years)

Organized at Harrisburg February, 1864. (Co. "D" detached April 1, 1864, and duty at Scranton, Pa., entire term.) Regiment moved to Washington, D. C., May 15, 1864, thence to Join Army Potomac in the field, arriving at Cold Harbor, Va., June 1. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battles about Cold Harbor, Va., June 1-12, 1864. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Sent to City Point October 5 and mounted. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Expedition to Hicksford December 7-12. Bellefield December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie C. H. March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Paine's Cross Road April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. Moved to Lynchburg, Va., and duty there and in Dept. of Virginia until July. Mustered out July 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.

22nd Regiment Cavalry (185th Volunteers) Six Months

Organized at Harrisburg for six months June and July, 1863. Engaged in guarding fords of the Susquehanna above and below Harrisburg, and picketing roads into Cumberland Valley during Gettysburg Campaign and battle. Pursuit of Lee July 6-24, 1863. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. West Virginia, and duty at Harper's Ferry and in the Shenandoah Valley until February, 1864. Action at Burlington, W. Va., October 13, 1863. Mt. Jackson and Upperville November 16. Mustered out February 5, 1864.

22nd Regiment Cavalry (3 years)

Organized at Chambersburg February, 1864, by consolidation of a Battalion of six months Cavalry and the Ringgold Battalion of five Companies, Washington County Cavalry Company and Lafayette Cavalry Company, assigned February 22, 1864. Moved to Martinsburg, W. Va., March 1, 1864, thence to Cumberland, Md. Attached to Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, West Virginia, to August, 1864. (Dismounted men attached to Reserve Division, Pleasant Valley, Md., Dept. West Virginia, to June, 1864. Kelly's Command, West Virginia, to August, 1864.) 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Corps, Army Shenandoah, August, 1864 (dismounted men). 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Virginia, to December, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. West Virginia, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16, 1864. Lost River Gap May 10. Lynchburg May 12. New Market May 15. Hunter's Expedition to Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Piedmont, Mt. Crawford, June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Lynchburg May 17-18. Newtown June 19. Salem June 20. Catawba Mountains June 21. (Dismounted men moved to Pleasant Valley April, 1864, and duty there until May 15. At Camp Stoneman until June. Moved to Martinsburg June 16, Leetown and Darkesville July 3. Operations about Harper's Ferry July 4-7. Hagerstown, Md., July 6. Maryland Heights July 6-7. Antietam Bridge July 7. Ordered to Pleasant Valley July 22. Joined Torbert August 8.) Moved to Shenandoah Valley July 5-15. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford July 19. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Near Moorefield August 7. Regiment reunite at Hagerstown August. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to November. Near Opequan Creek August 19. Opequan Creek August 20. Near Berryville August 21. Summit Point August 21. Charlestown August 21-22. Williamsport August 26. Martinsburg August 31. Darkesville September 2. Bunker Hill September 2-3. Darkesville September 10. Bunker Hill September 13. Near Berryville September 14. Near Martinsburg September 18. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Mt. Jackson September 23-24. Forest Hill or Timberville September 24. Brown's Gap September 26. Weyer's Cave September 26-27. Port Republic September 28. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Dry Run October 23. Moved to Martinsburg, and duty there until December 20. At New Creek and duty in Hardy, Hampshire and Pendleton Counties until June, 1865. Scout to Greenland Gap and Franklin January 11-15, 1865. Scout to Moorefield March 14-17, 1865. Consolidated with 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry June 24, 1865, to form 3rd Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 33 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 130.

Independent Battalion Cavalry

Organized at Pittsburgh, Pa., June and July, 1863. Mustered out December 29, 1863.

Ringgold Battalion Cavalry

Organized in the field September, 1862, by consolidation of Keys' Washington (Pa.) Cavalry Company, organized at Washington, Pa., June 29, 1861; Work's Washington County Company, organized September 6, 1862; Young's Cavalry, organized September 6, 1862; Barr's Cavalry Company, organized October 13, 1862, and Chessrown's Cavalry Company, organized October 14, 1862. Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. Romney, W. Va., Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, to February, 1864.

SERVICE.---Guard and scout duty in the Railroad District and on Upper Potomac, West Virginia, until February, 1864. Actions: Ridgeville Road, near Petersburg, W. Va., October 29, 1862; Moorefield, South Fork Potomac, November 9; Moorefield December 3; near Romney February 16, 1863; near Burlington April 6-7; Purgetsville and Going's Ford April 6-7; Burlington April 26; Moorefield September 4 and 11. Descent upon Salem, Va., December 16. Jackson River, near Covington, December 19. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, W. Va., December 31, 1863-January 5, 1864, and January 27-February 5. Medley, Williamsport, January 29-30. Evacuation of Petersburg January 30. Moorefield February 4. Expedition to Petersburg February 29-March 5. Petersburg March 3. Transferred to 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry February 22, 1864.

Lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 22.

Anderson Troop Cavalry

Organized at Carlisle, Pa., November 30, 1861, for Headquarters and escort duty with Gen. Anderson in Kentucky. Retained at Headquarters of Gens. Sherman, Buell and Rosecrans, Commanding Army and Dept. of the Ohio and Cumberland, until March, 1863.

SERVICE.--Moved to Louisville, Ky., December 2-7, 1861. Duty there until February, 1862. Moved with Headquarters Army Ohio to Nashville, Tenn., February 24. March to Savannah, Tenn., to reinforce Army Tennessee March-April. Battle of Shiloh April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Springfield October 6. Battle of Perryville October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 26-27. Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Overall's Creek December 31, 1862. Lavergne January 1, 1863. Lytle's Creek January 5. At Murfreesboro until March, 1863. Mustered out March 24, 1863.

Lost during service 1 killed and 5 by disease. Total 6.

Bell's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Altoona June 30, 1863. Mustered out August 9, 1863.

Brown's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg June 19, 1863. Mustered out August 1, 1863.

Comley's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg July 19, 1863. Mustered out July 30, 1863.

Dick's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Pittsburg July 9, 1863. Mustered out October 5, 1863.

Hammill's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Philadelphia July 2, 1863. Mustered out September 16, 1863.

Hebble's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Lancaster July 19, 1864. Mustered out October 29, 1864.

Jones' Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg June 21, 1863. Mustered out August 12, 1863.

Lafayette Company Cavalry

Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., November 6, 1862. Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division, West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, to February, 1864.

SERVICE.--Scout and guard duty in Railroad District, Middle Dept., and on Upper Potomac until February, 1864. Action near Moorefield, W. Va., April 6, 1863. Williamsport, Md., August 4. Burlington October 13. Descent upon Salem December 16. Jackson River, near Covington, December 19. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties December 31, 1863-January 5, 1864. Medley January 29-30. Evacuation of Petersburg January 30. Burlington February 1. Consolidated with Ringgold Battalion February 9, 1864.

 

Lambert's Independent Cavalry Company

Organized at Harrisburg August 12, 1864. Mustered out November 25, 1864.

Morehead Cavalry Company

Organized at Allegheny City August 19, 1861. Attached to 1st Virginia Union Cavalry and transferred to 1st Maryland Cavalry as Company "L" January, 1862.

Murray's Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg June 18, 1863. Mustered out August 11, 1863.

Myers' Independent Company Militia Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg June 20, 1863. Mustered out July 31, 1863.

Negley's Body Guard

Organized at Philadelphia January 21, 1862. Mustered out January 26, 1862.

Philadelphia City Troop

Tendered services to the Government April 15, 1861. Not at first accepted, but finally mustered in May 13,1861. Moved to Carlisle, Pa., May 29-30. Attached to Geo. H. Thomas' Command. Moved to Chambersburg May 31, and to Greencastle June 7. To Williamsport June 12. Advance to Falling Waters June 17. Action at Falling Waters July 2. Bunker Hill July 2. Occupation of Martinsburg July 3. Advance to Bunker Hill July 6. Bunker Hill July 15. Occupation of Charlestown July 17. Moved to Harper's Ferry July 21. To Sandy Hook August 3. Guard Kelly's and Antietam Fords and Charlestown Road. Mustered out August 17, 1861. Again tendered services May, 1862, and August, 1862. Not accepted. Tendered services June 16, 1863. Accepted June 18. Moved to Gettysburg, Pa., to observe enemy. Driven from South Mountain and Gettysburg June 26, and from York to Wrightsville June 27. Retreat to Columbia and duty there until July 4. Moved to Harrisburg. Relieved from duty July 31, 1863.

Reading City Troop

Organized at Reading July 30, 1861. Transferred to 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry as Company "L" November, 1861.

Ringgold Cavalry Company

Organized at Washington, Pa., June 29, 1861. Ordered to West Virginia and attached to Army of Occupation, West Virginia, July to October, 1861. Cheat Mountain District to January, 1862. Lander's Division to March, 1862. Hatch's Cavalry Command, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. Railroad District, Mountain Dept., to July, 1862. Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to September, 1862.

SERVICE.--Campaign in West Virginia July 6-17. Rich Mountain July 11. Carrick's Ford July 13-14. Burlington September 2. Operations on Cheat Mountain September 11-17. Petersburg September 12. Romney, Hanging Rock, September 23. Romney September 23-25. Mill Creek Mills, Romney, October 26. Near Romney November 13. At Romney until January, 1862. Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7. Hanging Rock Pass January 7. Bloomery Furnace February 14. Advance on Winchester March 7-15. Strasburg March 18. Kernstown March 22. Battle of Winchester March 23. Columbia Furnace April 15. Two Churches and Rood's Hill April 17. Duty in Railroad District, West Virginia, until September. North River Mills August 15. Huttonsville August 18. Transferred to Ringgold Battalion September, 1862.

Sanno's Independent Company Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg July 15, 1864. Mustered out October 29, 1864.

Stroud's Independent Company Cavalry

Railroad troops. Organized at Philadelphia July 15, 1864. Mustered out October 31, 1864.

Union Cavalry Company

Organized at Allegheny City April 5, 1861. Entered 1st Virginia Union Cavalry and transferred to 1st Maryland Cavalry as Company "G" January, 1862.

Warren's Independent Company Cavalry

Organized at Harrisburg August 17, 1864. Mustered out November 30, 1864.

Washington County Cavalry Company

Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., August 19, 1861. Attached to Army of Occupation, West Virginia, to November, 1861. Railroad District, Mountain Dept., West Virginia, to January, 1862. Lander's Division, West Virginia, to March, 1862. Hatch's Cavalry Command, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. Railroad District, Mountain Dept.. to July, 1862. Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. Romney, Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Corps, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. West Virginia, to February, 1864.

SERVICE.---Greenbrier River October 3-4, 1861. Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7, 1862. Hanging Rock Pass, Blue's Gap, January 7. Advance on Winchester March 7-15. Strasburg March 18. Battle of Winchester March 23. Columbia Furnace April 16. Two Churches and Rood's Hill April 17. Guard and scout duty in Railroad District of West Virginia and Defenses of the Upper Potomac until February, 1864. Actions at North River Mills August 15, 1862. Wire Bridge August 16. Moorefield August 23. Glenville September 30. South Branch Potomac, Moorefield, November 9. Romney December 1. Green Springs Run March 7, 1863. Williamsport, Md., July 8. Fairview July 9. Hedgesville and Martinsburg July 18-19. Whitehall July 22. Burlington August 4. Descent upon Salem December 16. Jackson River, near Covington, December 19. Petersburg January 10, 1864. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties January 27-February 7. Moorefield February 4. Consolidated with Ringgold Battalion February 9, 1864.

Weaver's Independent Company Cavalry

Organized at Chambersburg September, 1864. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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