|Organized||1 JUL 1861|
|Number of men enrolled||est. 600|
|Killed in battle|
|Wounded in battle|
|Died of disease|
From August of 1861 through July of 1862, it saw service in South Carolina, then was transferred to Virginia for most of the war where it served under Generals Hampton, Butler and P. M. B. Young. In June, 1864, one company was transferred to Cobb's Cavalry Legion, and the 4th Alabama Cavalry Battalion was assigned to the command. At this time, the strength was 463 officers and men. In early 1865, it was transferred back to South Carolina under T. M. Logan and participated in the Carolinas Campaign against Sherman and the battle of Bentonville, NC. The battalion, with less than 50 men, was surrendered by Gen. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, NC on 26 APR 1865.