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The 1st Regiment, Maryland Cavalry was organized at Baltimore and Williamsport, Mdaryland, Pittsburg, Pennsyvania, and Washington, D. C., August, 1861, to June, 1862. It mustered out August 8, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section,1st Regiment Cavalry, (accessed 16 March 2012)
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see Roster on page 228
- Company A - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 229
- Company B - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 230
- Company C - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 231
- Company D - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 233
- Company E - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 234
- Company F - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 235
1st Battalion, Maryland Infantry in Goldsborough, W. W. 1972. The Maryland line in the Confederate Army, 1861-1865. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press. Achives of Maryland Online Other Library FHL Collection
- Alphabetical Index of name to Goldsborough, W. W. 1972. The Maryland line in the Confederate Army, 1861-1865. (page 376-449) Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press. - Archive of Maryland Online FHL Collection other library
- Hewett, Janet. 1995. The roster of Confederate soldiers, 1861-1865. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Pub. Co. 975 M2rc FHL Collection other library
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Maryland in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Maryland in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Maryland, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Stonebraker, Joseph R.A rebel of '61. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990) FHL Fiche 6082466
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