The Alabama 6th Cavalry Regiment was organized near Pine Level, early in 1863, as part of Brig. General James H. Clanton's brigade. Recruits were gathered from Barbour, Coffee, Coosa, Henry, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, and Tallapoosa counties. It was first engaged near Pollard with a column of the enemy that moved out from Pensacola. Ordered then to North Alabama, the 6th was concerned in several skirmishes near Decatur, with small loss. During the Atlanta-Dalton campaign, the regiment served for several weeks as part of Brig. General Samuel W. Ferguson's and Brig. General Frank C. Armstrong's brigades, losing quite a number.
FIELD OFFICERS: BATTLES: COMPANIES:
Co. A - Macon and Pike -- C. T. Hardman.
Co. B - Coffee -- C. S. Lee, Jr.
Co. C - Tallapoosa -- ... Vaughan.
Co. D - Henry -- James McRae.
Co. E - Pike -- W. R. Heard.
Co. F - Montgomery and Pike -- W. G. Campbell.
Co. G - Barbour -- Thomas Abercrombie.
Co. H - State of Florida -- Joseph Keyser.
Co. I - State of Florida -- J. B. Hutto; wounded at Manning's Mill.
Co. K - Coosa and Montgomery -- Waddy T. Armstrong.