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The 1st Chickasaw Cavalry Regiment was formed during the spring of 1863, but was always undermanned. It was attached to General D.H. Cooper's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and participated in various conflicts in the Indian Territory. The unit disbanded late in 1864. The commanders were Lieutenant Colonel S.H. Martin and Major Abram B. Hays.
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.
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