37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Dunn's Battalion, Partisan Rangers) (Confederate)

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Brief History

  • Organized in August 1862, as Dunn's Partisan Rangers.
  • The battalion contained four companies and in November was changed to regular cavalry.
  • It was assigned to W. E. Jones', McCausland's and W. L. Jackson's Brigade. During April, 1864, it totaled 300 effectives and by June had increased its strength to ten companies.
  • It was involved in various operations in western Virginia and East Tennessee, then saw action in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • The unit disbanded in mid-April, 1865.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ambrose C. Dunn and Major J. R. Claiborne were in command.

Companies

Field & Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K

Sources