Tennessee
10th Cavalry Regiment
(DeMoss)



 


ORGANIZATION:

The Tennessee 10th Cavalry Regiment was organized in February, 1863, by consolidating Cox's and Napier's Tennessee Cavalry Battalions. Its companies were raised in the counties of Perry, Humphreys, Decatur, Hickman, Davidson, Montgomery, and Henry. It fought at Brentwood, Denmark, and Chickamauga, then saw action in the Atlanta Campaign and Hood's operations in Tennessee. During February, 1865, it was consolidated with the 11th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment and in May contained 30 officers and 280 men. The unit ended the war in Alabama and surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.

OFFICERS:

Colonels Nicholas N. Cox and William E. De Moss, Lieutenant Colonel Edward B. Trezevant, and Major John Minor.

ASSIGNMENTS:

Forrest's, Humes', J.B. Bifle's, and Dibrell's Brigade

BATTLES:

Aiken, SC - Feb. 11, 1865

ROSTERS:

The composite roster of this regiment contains 1,545 names.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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