HISTORICAL NOTES:

The Nebraska 1st Cavalry Battalion was organized at Omaha January to August, 1864. OFFICERS:

ASSIGNMENTS:

Attached to District of Nebraska and operating against Indians in Nebraska and Colorado and guarding Overland Mail routes.

SERVICE:

At Fort Cottonwood, Neb., October and November, 1864; at Gillman's Station till January, 1865; at Cottonwood Springs till February, 1865; and at Gillman's Statlon till July, 1865. Company "B" at Dakota City till July, 1865. Scout from Dakota City April 12-16, 1865. Scout to Middle Bow River April 22-27. Company "C" at Fort Cottonwood, Neb., till July, 1865. Scout from Cottonwood May 12-14, 1865. Company "D" at Omaha till February, 1865. Moved to Fort Kearney February 25 and duty there till April, and at Fort Laramie till July. Consolidated with 1st Nebraska Veteran Cavalry July 10, 1865.

ROSTERS:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
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    REFERENCES:

    Dyer, Frederick H. - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion

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