Union Regimental Histories

 

Tennessee

 

1st Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, November, 1862, from 4th Tennessee Infantry. Attached to Camp Dennison, Ohio, to December, 1862. Reserve Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to January, 1865. District Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Dennison, Ohio, until December 24, 1862. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, thence to Louisville, Ky.; to Shepherdsville, Ky., and return to Louisville, Ky., thence moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 9-17, 1863. Reconnaissance to Franklin and Brentwood and occupation of Franklin February 2, 1863. Moved to Concord Church February 2, and duty there until February 28. Expedition from Lexington to Clifton February 17-20 (Detachment). Moved to Triune February 28, and duty there until June. Petersburg March 2. Action at Harpeth River, near Triune, March 8. Franklin April 10. Near Chapel Hill April 13 (Detachment). Rigg's Cross Roads April 16. College Grove April 26 (Detachment). Expedition to Thompson's Station May 2. Rover May 5. Jordan's Store May 30. Franklin June 4. Triune June 9. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Eaglesville, Uniontown and Rover June 23. Middletown June 24. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Bethpage Bridge, Elk River, July 1-2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. At Dechard Station until July 12, then at Huntsville, Ala. Crossing Cumberland Mountains and passage of the Tennessee River, Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign, August 16-September 22. Lebanon and Rawlinsville, Ala., September 5. Alpine September 9. Reconnaissance toward Rome September 10-11. Dirt Town September 12. Lafayette September 12. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. McMinnville October 2. Shelbyville and Farmington October 4. Bucktown Tavern, Ala., October 12. Sulphur Springs, Tenn., October 21. At Winchester until November 18. Scout to Estill Springs and Tullahoma October 25-27. Moved to Alexandria November 18, and to Sparta November 20. Actions at Sparta November 20, 24, 26 and 27 Yankeetown November 30 (Detachment). March to Knoxville December 7-15, and to Strawberry Plains December 15-16. East Tennessee Campaign December, 1863, to February, 1864. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28, 1863. Hay's Ferry, near Dandridge, December 24. Mossy Creek December 25. Talbot Station December 27. Talbot Station, Mossy Creek, December 29. Expedition to Cosby Creek, N. C., January, 1864. Cosby Creek January 17. Near Wilsonville January 22. Operations about Dandridge January 26-28. Fair Garden January 26-27. McNutt's Bridge January 27. Scout from Marysville toward Seviersville February 1-2. Moved to Cleveland, Tenn., February 10-March 11. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Catoosa Springs May 4. Varnell's Station May 7-8. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Tilton May 13. Resaca May 14-15. Pursuit to Cassville May 16-19. Near Cassville May 19. Stilesborough May 23. Huntsville or Burnt Hickory May 24. About Dallas. New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Burned Church May 30 and June 11. Ackworth June 3-4. Big Shanty June 6. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. McAffee's Cross Roads June 11-12. Powder Springs and Noonday Creek June 20. Allatoona July 1. Nickajack Creek July 2-6. Kingston July 3. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Cochran's Ford July 9. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Mason's Church July 23. McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad July 27-31. Campbellton July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29. Clear Creek and Newnan July 31. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Lavergne September 1. Franklin September 2. Union City September 2 (Detachment). Campbellsville September 5. Pursuit of Forest September 25-October 10. Pulaski September 26-27. Franklin September 27. Cypress Creek, Ala., October 6. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. Mussel Shoals, near Florence, October 30. Near Shoal Creek October 31. Near Florence November 5-6 and 9. Nashville Campaign November and December. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Lawrenceburg November 21. Fouche Springs November 23. Campbellsville November 24. Columbia November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Lynnville December 24. Richland Creek December 24-25. Pulaski December 25-26. Expedition into Mississippi January 15-21, 1865. Moved from Eastport, Miss., to Nashville, Tenn., February 10-17, and duty there until June. Mustered out June, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 293 Enlisted men by disease. Total 356.

1st Middle Tennessee Cavalry

See 5th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry.

1st West Tennessee Cavalry

See 6th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry.

2nd Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Murfreesboro, Tenn., July, 1862. Attached to 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November. Unattached Cavalry, Cavalry Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, November, 1862. Reserve Cavalry, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to May, 1865. Dept. of the Cumberland to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations about Cumberland Gap, Tenn., until September, 1862. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Operations in the Kanawha Valley, W. Va., until November. Ordered to Cincinnati, Ohio, thence to Louisville, Ky., and to Nashville, Tenn. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Nolensville December 27-28. Triune December 28. Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29. Lizzard's between Triune and Murfreesboro December 29. Overall's Creek December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Lytle's Creek January 5. Reconnaissance to Auburn, Liberty and Cainsville January 21-22. Expedition to Franklin January 31-February 13. Unionville, Middletown and Rover January 31. Rover February 13. Near Murfreesboro March 22. Operations against Pegram March 22-April 2. Danville March 24. Engagement at Franklin April 10. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. McMinnville April 21. Hickory Creek April 21. Slatersville April 22. Alexandria April 23. Wartrace April 29 and June 3. Triune June 9 and 11. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Eaglesville and Rover June 23. Middleton June 24. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Bethpage Bridge, Elk River, July 1-2. Cooke County July 10. Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., July 13-22. Sparta August 9. Crossing Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 2. Reconnaissance from Shellmound toward Chattanooga August 30-31. Will's Valley August 31. Winston's Gap, Alpine, September 9. Alpine and Dirt Town September 12. Reconnaissance toward Lafayette September 13. Stevens' Gap September 18. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21. Dry Valley September 21. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. Fayetteville October 13-14. Duty on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until December. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864, thence moved to Colliersville, Tenn., January 14. Skirmish near Mossy Creek, Tenn., January 12, 1864 (Detachment). Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Near Okolona February 18. Houston February 19. West Point February 20-21. Prairie Station February 21. Okolona February 22. Tallahatchie River February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there until June. Duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and in District of North Alabama until November. Operations in District of North Alabama June 24-August 20. Pond Springs, Ala., June 29. Operations against Wheeler August-September. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17. Near Antioch Church August 18-19. Courtland and near Pond Springs August 19. Pursuit of Wheeler to Shoal Creek September 8-11. Operations against Forest and Hood September 16-November 3. Athens October 1-2. Defence of Decatur October 26-29. Nashville Campaign November-December. Owens' Cross Roads December 1. Near Paint Rock Bridge December 7. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Anthony's Hill near Pulaski December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. Near Decatur December 27-28. Pond Springs and Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Russellville December 31. Duty at Gravelly Springs, Ala., until February 6, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10. Return to Vicksburg, Miss., and duty there and at various points in the Dept. of Mississippi until May 27. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., reporting there June 12. Mustered out July 6, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 208 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.

 

2nd West Tennessee Cavalry

See 7th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry.

3rd Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., January 27, 1863. Attached to 4th Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, November, 1862, to January, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi and District Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard trains from Nashville to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3, 1863. Battle of Stone's River January 3. Expedition to Franklin January 31-February 13. Middletown and Hover January 31. Rover February 13. At Camp Spear, Nashville, until June. Near Murfreesboro March 22. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Duty at Nashville until December, 1863. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 14. Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Pontotoc February 17. Okolona February 18. Egypt Station February 19. West Point February 20-21. Ivy's Hill or Okolona February 22. Near New Albany February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there until June. Duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and in the District of North Alabama about Decatur, Ala.. until September. Operations in District of North Alabama June 24-August 20. Scout in Morgan and Lawrence Counties July (Detachment). Expedition from Decatur to Courtland and Moulton and skirmish July 25-28. Courtland July 28. Summerville Road near Decatur August 6 (Detachment). Near Pond Springs August 9. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17-20. Near Antioch Church August 18-19. Florence September 10. Operations against Forest September 16-25. Action at Athens September 23-24 (Detachment), captured. Action at Sulphur Branch Trestle September 25. Most of Regiment captured. Duty on Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad until December. At Decatur, Pulaski and Nashville. Joined Brigade at Nashville, Tenn., December 13. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. On post duty at Nashville until August, 1865. Mustered out August 3, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 532 Enlisted men by disease. Total 546.

4th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 9, 1863. Attached to post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. Districts of Nashville and North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Spear, Nashville, Tenn., until August, 1863. Green Hill June 14. Ordered to Carthage, Tenn., August 30. Duty there, at Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., until December. Action at Friendship Church September 29. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 14. Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Coldwater February 11. Holly Springs February 12. Near Okolona February 18. West Point February 20-21. Prairie Station February 21. Okolona and Tallahatchie River February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there until June. Duty on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and in District of North Alabama until July. Decatur, Ala., June 1. (A detachment at Decatur, Ala., until October, 1864.) Sand Mountain July --. Rousseau's Raid from Decatur to West Point & Montgomery Railroad July 10-22. Near Coosa River July 13. Greenpoint and Ten Island Ford, Coosa River July 14. Opetika, Chehaw Station, and near Auburn July 18. Siege of Atlanta, Ga., until August 5. Scouts to England Cove, Tenn., July 7-9 and July 12-18 (Detachments). McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad July 27-31. Near Campbellton July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29. Clear Creek and near Newnan July 31. Chattahoochie River July 31. Ordered to Decatur, Ala., August 5. Near Pond Springs, Ala., August 9 (Detachment). Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17-20. Near Pond Springs August 18-19 (Detachment). Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Operations against Forest in East Tennessee September 16-October 10. Action at Pulaski September 26-27. At Nashville, Tenn., until December. Action at Owen's Cross Roads December 1. Demonstration on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Roads near Murfreesboro December 7. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. Franklin December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Anthony's Hill December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs until February. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., and Mobile Bay, Ala., February 11-March 23. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Ordered to Mobile April 27. Expedition from Spring Hill, Ala., to Baton Rouge May 8-22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., May 27. Garrison duty at Johnsonville until July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 205 Enlisted men by disease. Total 234.

5th Regiment Cavalry (1st Middle Tennessee).

Organized at Murfreesboro, Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., July 15, 1862. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Reserve Cavalry, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. District Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until December 26, 1862. Affair at Kinderhook August 11, 1862. Skirmish near Nashville September 2. Siege of Nashville September 7-November 7. Goodlettsville September 30. Gallatin October 1. Near Humboldt October 9. Near Nashville November 5. Near Lavergne November 7. Reconnaissance toward Lavergne November 19. Reconnaissance to Franklin December 11-12. Franklin December 12. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville Pike December 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. Lytle's Creek January 5. Reconnaissance to Auburn, Liberty and Cainesville January 20-22. Near Cainesville February 15. Manchester Pike February 22. Bradysville March 1. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Near Auburn March 8. Vaught's Hill near Milton March 20 (Co. "E"). Expedition to Auburn, Liberty, Snow Hill, etc., April 2-6. Snow Hill or Smith's Ford and Liberty April 3. Liberty April 7. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Hartsville April 22. Bradyville Pike May 17. (Two Companies on Streight's Raid toward Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Day's Gap or Sand Mountain, Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain April 30. Blountsville and East Branch, Big Warrior River, May 1. Blake's Creek near Gadsden May 2. Blount's Farm and near Centre May 2. Near Cedar Bluff May 3.) Bradyville Pike May 17. Expedition to Middleton May 21-22. Scout on Middleton or Eagleville Pike June 10. Expedition to Lebanon June 15-17. Skirmish at Lebanon June 16. Dixon Springs June 20. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Shelbyville June 25. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Duty at Carthage, McMinnville, Alexandria, Tracy City and Shelbyville, operating against guerrillas on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until February, 1864. Pulaski July 15, 1863. Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., July 18-22. Scout in Sequatchie Valley September 21-22. Missionary Ridge and Shallow Ford Gap September 22. Operations against Wheller and Roddy October 1-17. (Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29 (Co. "G"). Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29 (Co. "G"). Centreville October 29 (Co. "G"). Eagleville December 7. McMinnville December 21. Lavergne December 29. Scout to White and Putnam Counties February 1-7, 1864. Operations against guerrillas about Sparta February to April, Johnson's Mills February 22 (Detachment). Sparta and Calf Killer River February 22. White County March 10. Operations about Sparta March 11-28. Calf Killer River March 11. Winchester March 17. Beersheeba Springs March 19. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad at McMinnville, Carthage, Tullahoma and other points until November, 1864. Scout in Lincoln County July 12-15. McMinnville August--. Murfreesboro September 4. Operations about Murfreesboro November, 1864, to January, 1865. Siege of Murfreesboro December 4-12, 1864. Overall's Creek December 4 (Detachment). Demonstrations on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Road near Murfreesboro and the Cedars December 7. Ordered to Fayetteville January, 1865, and duty patrolling line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and duty in District of East Tennessee until August, 1865. Skirmish near McMinnville February 5, 1865. Mustered out August 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 245.

5th Regiment Cavalry (5th East Tennessee).

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky. (5 Cos), for 10th Tennessee Cavalry, June 30 to August 14, 1863. Attached to District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cynthiana, Ky., and along railroad until August, 1863. Pursuit of Morgan July 1-20. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. Operations against Scott July 25-August 6. Near Winchester, Ky., July 29. Irvine July 30. Lancaster, Stanford and Paint Lick Bridge July 31. Smith Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Assigned to 8th Tennessee Cavalry August, 1863.

6th Regiment Cavalry (1st West Tennessee).

Organized at Bethel, LaGrange, Bolivar, Trenton, etc., Tenn., August 11, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December. 1862. Cavalry Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Unassigned, District of West Tennessee, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February. 1865. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, and District of Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Pursuit to Ripley, Miss., October 5-12, 1862. Chewalla and Big Hill October 5. Operations about Bolivar, Tenn., November 3-December 31, 1862. Expedition from Corinth, Miss., against Forest December 18, 1862-January 3, 1863. Action near Jackson December 19, 1862. Near Ripley, Miss., December 23. Near. Middleburg December 24-25. Bolivar December 24. Near Clifton, Tenn., January 1, 1863. Scout between Bolivar, Tenn., and Ripley, Miss., January 25-28. Pocahontas March 24. Expedition to Hatchie River and skirmishes April 1-16. Scout from LaGrange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Linden May 12 (Detachment). Expedition from Jackson across Tennessee River June 2-7. Operations in Northwest Mississippi June 15-25. Skirmishes at Forked Deer Creek and Jackson July 13, and at Forked Deer Creek July 15. Holly Springs September 7. Expedition from LaGrange to Toone Station September 11-16. Montezuma September 16. Locke's Mills, near Moscow, September 26. Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Lockhart's Mills, Coldwater River, October 6. Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Wyatt's October 13. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad November 3-5. Holly Springs, Miss., November 5. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad against Lee's attack November 28-December 10. Operations in Northern Mississippi and West Tennessee December 18-31. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., January 17, 1864, and duty there until November. Scout in Hardin County February 9. Seviersville and Miflin February 18. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Bolivar March 29. Sturgis' Expedition to Ripley April 30-May 9. Tracy City August 4. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., November 24. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and Franklin December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Pulaski December 25-20. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., until February. At Edgefield and Pulaski and in District of Middle Tennessee until August, 1865. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 33 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Officers and 352 Enlisted men by disease. Total 396.

7th Regiment Cavalry (2nd West Tennessee).

Organized at Jackson, Grand Junction and Trenton, Tenn., August 28, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to April, 1863. Unassigned, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to October, 1863, Detached Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Waring's Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. District of Columbus, Ky., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of Jackson, Tenn., until January, 1863. Actions at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson. December 19, and near Jackson December 29, 1862. Near Middleburg December 24. At LaGrange, Moscow and Germantown until June, 1863. Expedition to Clifton February 17-21, 1863 (Detachment). Scout from La-Grange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Operations in Northwest Mississippi June 15-25. Jack's Creek, Tenn., June 20. At Grand Junction June, 1863. Skirmishes at and near Union City, Tenn., September 2. At Union City and Colliersville, Tenn., until January, 1864. Expedition to Toone Station September 11-16, 1863. Skirmish at Montezuma September 16. (Co. "A" detached at Paducah, Ky.) Skirmish at Dukedom February 28, 1864 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City March 12. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Reynoldsburg March 21. Attack on Union City March 24 (most of Regiment captured). Scout from Columbus to Hickman, Ky., July 17-18 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City September 2. Duty at Paducah, Ky., until June, 1865. Ordered to Rockville, on Tennessee River, June 27, and duty there until August. Mustered out August 9, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 328 Enlisted men by disease. Total 337.

 

8th Regiment Cavalry (5th East Tennessee).

Organized August, 1863, by consolidation of 5 Companies organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., June 30 to August 14, 1863, for 10th Tennessee Cavalry, and 7 Companies organized in Tennessee at large for 5th East Tennessee Cavalry. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, August to October, 1863. 4th Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Skirmish, Hawkins County, August 1, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17, 1863. Occupation of Knoxville September 2. Greenville September 11. Kingsport September 18. Bristol September 19. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Zollicoffer September 20-21. Watauga River Bridge September 21-22. Jonesboro September 21. Hall's Ford, on Watauga River, September 22. Blountsville, Johnson's Depot and Carter's Depot September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill and Rheatown October 11. Zollicoffer October 12. Blountsville October 14. Bristol October 15. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Duty at Knoxville, Greenville, Nashville and Columbia and patrol duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad from Columbia to Nashville until August, 1864. At Bull's Gap until October, 1864. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 30-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown October 28. Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge in East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-13. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Saltsville (Va.) Raid December 10-29. Big Creek, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport December 13. Near Glade Springs December 15. Near Marion and capture of Wythevill December 16. Mt. Airey December 17. Near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Salt Works at Saltsville December 20-21. Stoneman's Expedition from East Tennessee into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap April 22. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in District of East Tennessee until September, 1865. Mustered out September 11, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 241 Enlisted men by disease. Total 280.

9th Tennessee Cavalry

Organized at Knoxville, Tenn., August 13, 1863. Joined DeCourcy at Crab Orchard, Ky.. September 24, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Crab Orchard, Ky., until October, 1863. (A Detachment on march to Cumberland Gap September 24-October 3, 1863, and operations about there.) Duty in District of East Tennessee, at Knoxville, Nashville and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and at Bull's Gap, Tenn., until October, 1864. Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations in East Tennessee August 29-September 4. Park Gap and Greenville September 4. Death of Gen. J. H. Morgan. Gillem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 29-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown and Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge's advance into East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-14. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Expedition to Saltsville, Va., December 10-29. Big Spring, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport December 13. Glade Springs December 15. Marion and capture of Wytheville December 16. Mt. Airy December 17. Engagement near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Saltsville December 20-21. Duty in East Tennessee until March, 1865. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville, N. C., April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap, N. C., April 20. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in East Tennessee until September. Mustered out September 11, 1865.

10th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., August 25, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to May, 1865. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of North Central Kentucky until January, 1864. At Nashville and Pulaski, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and Nashville & Northwestern Railroad until November, 1864. Scouts in Hickman and Maury Counties May 2-12, 1864. Long's Mill, near Mulberry Creek, July 28. Clifton August 15-16. Skirmish at Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations against Forest's Raid in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee September 16-October 10. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Guard Tennessee River October. Florence October 30. On line of Shoal Creek November 5-11. Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Near Maysville and near New Market November 17. On front of Columbia November 24-27. Crossing of Duck River November 28. Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and West Harpeth River December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Richland Creek December 24. Pulaski December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Leighton December 30. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., until February, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., March, and duty there and at Rodney, Miss., until May 25. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn.. May 25. Garrison duty at Johnsonville, Tenn., until August. Mustered out August 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.

11th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at large May to October, 1863. Attached to Willcox's Division, Left Wing Forces 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of the Clinch to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1865.

SERVICE.--Joined DeCourcy at Crab Orchard, Ky., August 24, 1863. March to Cumberland Gap September 24-October 3. Operations about Cumberland Gap until February, 1864. Mulberry Creek January 3. Tazewell January 24. Near Jonesville January 28-29. Skirmishes on Jonesville and Mulberry Roads February 12. Gibson and Wyerman's Mills on Indian Creek, and at Powell's Bridge February 22. Duty at and about Cumberland Gap guarding communications with Knoxville until January, 1865. Action at Johnsonville, Tenn., November 4-5, 1864. Mustered out by consolidation with 9th Tennessee Cavalry January 9, 1865.

12th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., August 24, 1863. Attached to District of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to May, 1865. Dept. of the Missouri to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Scout to Florence, Ala., July 20-25, 1863 (Detachment). Duty at Nashville and on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad at Pulaski, Tenn., until November, 1864. Duck River April 22, 1864. Scout in Hickman and Maury Counties May 2-12. Lincoln County June 14. Scout from Pulaski to Florence, Ala., July 20-25 (Detachment). Triune August 3-4. Florence August 10. Operations against Forest in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee September 16-October 10. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek November 5-20. Campbellsville and Lynnville November 24. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. West Harpeth River December 17. Spring Hill December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Curtis Creek December 19. Lawrenceburg December 22. Lynnville and Richland Creek December 24. King's Gap, near Pulaski, December 25. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., until February, 1865. At Eastport, Miss., until May. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May 15-17, thence to Rolla, Mo., June 20-26, and to Fort Riley, Kan., June 29-July 8. Powder River Expedition July to September. Mustered out October 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 226.

13th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Strawberry Plains, Nashville and Gallatin, Tenn., October, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1863. District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, November, 1864. District of East Tennessee to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of Columbus, Ky., and at Camp Nelson, Ky., until January, 1864. Duty in District of Nashville and on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and at Bull's Gap, Tenn., until September, 1864. Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Park's Gap, Greenville, September 4. Morgan killed. Gillem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 30-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley near Sneedsville October 21. Near Memphis October 25. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown and Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge's advance into East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-13. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Saltsville Raid December 10-29. Big Creek near Rogersville December 12. Kingsport December 13. Glade Springs December 15. Marion and capture of Wytheville December 16. Mt. Airy December 17. Engagement near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Saltsville, Va., December 20-21. Duty in East Tennessee until March, 1865. Stoneman's Expedition from East Tennessee into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River near Morgantown April 17. Swannanoa Gap, N. C., April 20. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in District of East Tennessee until September. Mustered out September 5, 1865.

14th Regiment Cavalry

Failed to complete organization. Those enlisted on duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Affair near Triune February 10, 1865. Scout from Nashville on Nolensville Pike February 15-16.

Bradford's Battalion Cavalry

Organized December, 1863. Consolidated to a Company April, 1864, and assigned to 14th Tennessee Cavalry as Company "A," then to 6th Tennessee Cavalry as Company "E."

SERVICE.--Attached to District of Cairo, Dept. of the Tennessee. At Paducah, Ky., January, 1864. Ordered to Fort Pillow, Tenn., February 4, 1864, and garrison duty there until April. Forest's attack on and massacre at Fort Pillow April 12.

1st Tennessee and Alabama Vidette Cavalry

Organized Companies "A," "B," "C," "G" and "H" at Stevenson and Bridgeport, Ala., September 10, 1863, to April 26, 1864. Companies "D," "E" and "F" at Tracy City and Nashville, Tenn., December 9, 1863, to February 24, 1864. Participated in skirmish at Hunt's Mills near Larkinsville, Ala., September 28, 1863. Beersheeba Springs November 26. Expedition to Lebanon December 12-29. Skirmish at Sand Mountain, Ala., December 26. Mustered out June 16, 1864.

 

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

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