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Brief History

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[1].

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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 

Other Sources

  • 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.
  • Gill, John. Reminiscences of four years as a private soldier in the Confederate army, 1861-1865 (1st Maryland Cavalry Regiment). (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082463
  • Hewett, Janet. 1995. The roster of Confederate soldiers, 1861-1865. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Pub. Co.  975 M2rc FHL Collection   other library
  • Stonebraker, Joseph R.A rebel of '61. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990) FHL Fiche 6082466

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

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