Murray's Cavalry Regiment [also called 4th Regiment] was organized in August, 1862, using Spiller's Tennessee Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. The unit was attached to Wharton's Brigade and fought at Perryville and Murfreesborough. On January 23, 1863, it disbanded. Four companies transferred to Baxter Smith's 8th Cavalry, four to the 22nd Infantry Battalion, and two to the 1st Confederate Cavalry Regiment.
Colonel John P. Murray, Lieutenant Colonels Baxter Smith and C.C. Spiller, and Major Willis S. Bledsoe.
The roster of this unit contains the names of .
George W. Carter, Co. "A". Organized June 14, 1862 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County. Became 2nd Co. "D", 1st Confederate Cavalry; later an independent company; in 1864 consolidated with 1st Co. "A", 13th Tennessee Cavalry
M. A. Christian, Co. "B". Organized October 2, 1862 at Mill Creek, Putnam County. Became Co. "H", 22nd Tennessee Infantry Battalion.
Cyrus H. Ingles, Co. "C". Organized August 14, 1861 at Knoxville. Men from Sullivan County. Formerly Co. "F", 5th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion (q.v.); then served in Spiller's Battalion. Became Co. "B", 8th (4th) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment.
J. M. MCMillan, J. J. Amonett, Co. "D". Organized November 11, 1861 at Livingston, Overton County, as James W. McHenry's Company, "Brown Rangers." Became 2nd Co. "C", 1st Confederate Cavalry.
R. J. C. Gailbreath, Co. "E". Organized August 22, 1862 from Smith and Jackson Counties. Became Co. "K", 22nd Tennessee Infantry Battalion.
Willis Scott Bledsoe (to major), Robert Henry Bledsoe, Co. "F". Organized August 10, 1861 at Camp McGinnis, Overton County. Men from Fentress County. Attached to this regiment September, 1862. Became Co. I, 8th (4th) Tennessee Cavalry.
Ephraim Hixson, Co. "G". Organized August 28, 1862 at Pikeville, Bledsoe County. Became Co. "G", 22nd Tennessee Infantry Battalion.
Francis Cunningham, Co. "H". Organized July 22, 1861 at Nashville, Davidson County as Q. C. Sanders' Company. Men from Smith County. Became Co. "C", 8th (4th) Tennessee Cavalry.
Samuel H. Glover, Co. "I". Organized August 11, 1861 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County as C. C. Spiller's Company. Formerly Co. "B", 5th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion; then in Spiller's Battalion. Became Co. "H", 8th (4th) Tennessee Cavalry.
Oliver P. Schoolfield, Co. "K". Organized July 31, 1862 at Pikeville, Bledsoe County. Became Co. "F", 22nd Tennessee Infantry Battalion.
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