Union Regular Army Cavalry Units

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The information in this list of Union Regular Army military units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

Units 1st through 4th

  • 1st Regiment, US Cavalry (Regular Army)
    On the Pacific Coast till November, 1861, Concentrated at Washington, D.C., November, 1861, to January, 1862. Regiment attached to Cooke's Cavalry Reserve, Army Potomac, January to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Reserve, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. Surrender of Lee and his army. Ordered to New Orleans, La., and duty there till December, 1865.
  • 4th Regiment, US Cavalry (Regular Army)
    On duty at Forts Washita, Wise and Kearney, Kan., at outbreak of the Rebellion. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., April 17-May 31, 1861. Duty continued until November 1865.

Units 5th through 11th

Units 12th through 26th

Units C through W

Other Sources

U.S. Cavalry

  • Brackett, Albert G. History of the United States Cavalry : from the formation of the Federal Government to the 1st of June, 1863, to which is added a list of all of the cavalry regiments, since the breakng out of the rebellion. (New York, New York : Greenwood Press, 1968) FHL Book 973 M25ba and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1994) FHL Fiche 6118493