2nd Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry (Biffle's)

Historical Notes:
The Tennessee 2nd Cavalry Battalion [also called 3rd Battalion] was organized at Camp Lee, Maury County, Tennessee, in July, 1861. It contained five companies, but later was increased to six. Early in 1862 many of the men were sick. In May it merged into the 6th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Officers:
Lieutenant Colonels Jacob B. Biffle and Samuel H. Jones, and Major Nicholas N. Cox. Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 322 men.

John B. Hamilton, Co. "A". Men from Maury County. Organized June 20, 1861. Probably became Company "E", 6th Regiment.

Jacob B. Biffle, James M. Mitchell, Co. "B" (also called "D"). Organized July 1, 1861 at Hampshire, with men from Wayne County. Became "G" (also called "K"), 6th Regiment.

Nichols N. Cox, James H.Lewis, Co. "C" (also called "E"). Organized July 9, 1861, with men from Perry and Hickman Counties. Became Company "I" (also called "K"), 6th Regiment.

Samuel H. Jones, George M. V. Kinzer, Co. "D" (also called "C"). Organized June 4, 1861 at Columbia, Maury County. Became Company "A" (also called "B"), 6th Regiment.

Andrew J. Polk, Co. "E". "The Maury County Braves". Organized July 5, 1861. Became Company "F", 6th Regiment.

James M. Minnis (or Mennes), Co. "F". Organized September 27, 1861 at Bowing Green, Kentucky. Men from Sumner County. Became Company "B" (also called C"), 6th Regiment.

Vernon F. Bibb, Co. "G". Originally Company "C", 9th Battalion and only temporarily attached to this battalion.

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