Kansas Civil War Union Cavalry Units

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The information in this list of Kansas Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Kansas City as 12th Kansas Infantry.
    At Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, designation changed to 9th Kansas Infantry February 4, 1862, and to 2nd Cavalry March 5, 1862.
    Mustered out August 17, 1865.
  • 5th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Leavenworth City July 12, 1861, to January 22, 1862.
    Companies "I" and "K" mustered out June 22, 1865.
    Companies "L" and "M" consolidated with 15th Kansas Cavalry August 22, 1865.
  • 9th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Fort Leavenworth by consolidation of Independent Battalions, Squadrons and Detachments originally formed for other Regiments March 27, 1862.
    Mustered out July 17, 1865.
  • 11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Kansas City April 1863, from 11th Kansas Infrantry.
    Moved to Kansas and mustered out September 26, 1865.
  • 14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Fort Scott and Leavenworth April, 1863, as a Battalion of 4 Companies for escort to General Blunt.
    Regiment organized at Fort Scott, December, 1863.
    Mustered out June 25, 1865.
  • 15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
    Organized at Leavenworth September and October, 1863.
    Mustered out October 19, 1865.
    Company "H" mustered out December 7, 1865.