The Civil War in the East

1st Indiana Cavalry Regiment, Companies I & K

While the remainder of the 1st Indiana Cavalry Regiment served in the Western Theater, two companies served in the east and never met the rest of the regiment.

 

Stewart's Independent Cavalry Company, or Company I - 1861

April 25

Organized at Terre Haute, Ind. for one year's State service

July 4

Mustered in for three years' service

August 20

Assigned to 1st Indiana Cavalry as Company L, but served detached from Regiment entire term.

July

Served in Dept. of West Virginia as Escort to Gen. Rosecrans

November

At Headquarters Dept. of Western Virginia

1862

May - June

Dept. of the Mountains

July

At Headquarters 1st Corps, Army of Virginia

September

At Headquarters 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

1863

October

At Headquarters Army of the Potomac

1864

July 3

Old members mustered out

1865

May 31

Veterans and Recruits mustered out

 

Bracken's Independent Company Cavalry, or Company K - 1861

June 20

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind.

July 9

Mustered in

August 20

Assigned to 1st Indiana Cavalry as Company K, but served detached from Regiment entire time.

July

Served in the Dept. of West Virginia as Escort to Gen. Rosecrans

November

At Headquarters Dept. of Western Virginia and Dept. of the Mountains

December 13

Camp Allegheny, Greenbrier, W. Va.

December 31

Expedition to Huntersville

1862

January 3

Huntersville

July

At Headquarters 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia

September

At Headquarters 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

November 9

Charge into Fredericksburg, Va.

1863

October

At Headquarters Army of the Potomac

1864

January - May

Duty at Glymont, Md. on lower Potomac

May

Joined Army of the Potomac at White House, and duty at Headquarters of Gen. Meade

June 23

Old members mustered out

1865

May 31

Veterans and Recruits mustered out




 
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