9th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Union)

Historical Notes:
The 9th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Knoxville, Tenn., August 13, 1863. Joined DeCourcy at Crab Orchard, Ky., September 24, 1863. Officers:
  • Colonel-Joseph H. Parsons.
  • Lieutenant Colonels-John B. Browniow, Pleasant C. Rutherford.
  • Majors-Ethelred W. Armstrong, Samuel Hunt, Jr., James H. Hornsby, Pleasant C. Rutherford, Edward Black, John C. Wright, David C. Dossett.
  • Assignments:
    Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tenneseee, to September, 1865. Battles:
    Duty at Crab Orchard, Ky., till October, 1863. (A Detachment on march to Cumberland Gap September 24-October 3, 1863, and operations about there.) Duty in District of East Tennessee, at Knoxville, Nashville and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and at Bull's Gap, Tenn., till October, 1864. Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations in East Tennessee August 29-September 4. Park Gap and Greenville September 4. Death of Gen. J. H. Morgan. Gillem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 29-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown and Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge's advance into East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-14. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Expedition to Saltsville, Va., December 10-29. Big Spring, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport December 13. Glade Springs December 15. Marion and capture of Wytheville December 16. Mt. Airy December 17. Engagement near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Saltville December 20-21. Duty in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville, N.C., April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap, N. C., April 20. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in East Tennessee till September. Mustered out September 11, 1865. Rosters:
    The roster of this unit contains the names of 2434 men.

  • T. Hopkins Bunch, John Haynes, La Fayette Jones, Co. "A". Mustered at Nashville, Tennessee, August 13 1863. Most men from 1st, 3rd and 5th Congressional Districts.
  • John A. Thornhill, David M. Caldwell, Co. "B". Mustered at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, August 15, 1863. Men from Union, Jefferson, Knox, Claiborne and Rhea Counties.
  • Pleasant C. Rutherford, Rufus McSpadden, Co. "C". Mustered at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, August 15, 1863. James S. Fain, John Haines, James W. Bell, Co. "D". Organized at Knoxville, October 11, 1863.
  • Robert Cochrane, Henry E. Warren, Co. "E". Organized at Knoxville, October 16, 1863.
  • Isaac A. Duncan, James B. Shurp, Co. "F". Organized at Knoxville, October 17, 1863.
  • Aaron W. Armstrong, John C. Wright, John W. Harrington, Co. "G". Organized at Knoxville, October 17, 1863.
  • William J. Trotter, Andrew L. Scruggs, William C. Peterson, Jacob Fritts, Co. "H". Organized at Knoxville, October 28, 1863.
  • E. S. Hollingsworth, David C. Dossett, Co. "I". Organized at Knoxville, October 30, 1863.
  • La Fayette Jones, Thomas McDermott, Co. "K". Organized at Knoxville, November 9, 1863. Men from Jefferson, Sevier and Knox Counties.
  • Mathew J. Dunford, Benjamin F. Green, Co. "L". Mustered at Nashville, February 29, 1864. Men from Knox, Jefferson, Hancock, Sevier, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Monroe, Sullivan and Grainger Counties.
  • Guilford C. Duggan (1st Lt.), John Wilson, Richard Ellis, Co. "M". Mustered at Nashville, June 28, 1864. Men from Jefferson, Claiborne, Washington, McMinn, Sevier, Marion, Hamilton, Knox and Hancock Counties.
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