Alabama 5th Cavalry Regiment


HISTORICAL NOTES:
The Alabama 5th Cavalry Regiment, organized at Tuscumbia, Alabama, in December, 1862, recruited its men in Morgan, Lawrence, Fayette, Franklin, Lauderdale, Tuscaloosa, and Marion counties. Many were captured. The small force that remained surrendered at Danville, Alabama, on May 6, 1865.
The 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion (a.k.a. Warren's Alabama Cavalry Battalion) was reorganized as the 5th Alabama Cavalry regiment in December, 1862, at Tuscumbia, Alabama. This was accomplished by adding four additional companies to the six already in the battalion


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ROSTERS:
Company A - Fayette County (also known as Powell's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion)
Company B - Tuscaloosa County (also known as Woodward's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion)
Company C - Lawrence County (also known as Brown's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion)
Company D - Morgan County (originally Company G 1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment)
Company E - Franklin County and Marion County (also known as Clarke's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion)
Company F - Marion County and Morgan County
Company G - Morgan County
Company H - Marion County (also known as Marchbank's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion
Company I - County Unknown, Could have been Morgan County. Captain was G.E. Sandlin
Company K - Marion County (also known as Underwood's Company of the 22nd Alabama Cavalry Battalion)

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