7th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    7th Cavalry Regiment was organized in September, 1862, using Gano's Texas Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. The unit skirmished in Tennessee and Kentucky, then fought with J.H. Morgan, Most of its men were captured at Buffington Island on July 19, and the rest at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The regiment was not reorganized.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Colonel Richard M. Gano, Lieutenant Colonel J.M. Huffman, and Major Theophilus Steele were in command.

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ROSTERS:

    The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 2287 men.

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