Missouri 7th Cavalry Regiment



 


Historical Notes:

    The Missouri 7th Cavalry Regiment [also called 10th Regiment] was organized on July 9, 1863, using Kitchen's Missouri Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. It was active in Marmaduke's operations in Missouri, skirmished in Arkansas, then was part of Price's Missouri Expedition. It lost 1 killed, 9 wounded, and 2 missing with Marmaduke and 13 killed, 39 wounded, and 69 missing with Price. However, 13 officers and 252 men deserted on October 25, 1864. The regiment was included in the surrender in June, 1865.

    Associated unit:

    Kitchen's Cavalry Battalion was organized in April, 1863, in Greene County, Arkansas, with eight companies. The unit served in General Shelby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and was active in Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri and the attack at Helena. It lost 2 killed and 2 wounded with Marmaduke, and on July 9, 1863, it merged with the 7th Missouri Cavalry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Solomon G. Kitchen was in command.

Officers:
    Colonel:
    Solomon G. Kitchen

    Lieutenant Colonel:
    Jesse Ellison

    Major:
    James A. Walker
Assignments:
    Assigned to C. Greene's, Marmaduke's, and J.B. Clark's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department
Battles:
    Marmaduke'e Expedition into Mssouri
    Price's Missouri Expedition
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