8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    8th Cavalry Regiment was formed during the late summer of 1862 and mustered into Confederate service in September. The unit fought in Kentucky, then rode with J.H. Morgan. Most of the men were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and a remnant at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The 8th was not reorganized.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Colonel R.S. Cluke, Lieutenant Colonel Cicero Coleman, and Major Robert S. Bullock.

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ROSTERS:

    The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 1593 men.

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