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The Ringgold Cavalry lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 18 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

November 6 Organized at Wheeling, West Virginia, for three years service as an independent cavalry company under the command of Captain Alex V. Smith, First Lieutenant Frank B. Smith, and Second Lieutenant William F. Speers.Scout and guard duty attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Department.
March Assigned to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps
April 6
Action near Moorefield, West Virginia
June Assigned to Campbell’s Brigade, Scammon’s Division, Department of West Virginia.
August 4 Williamsport, Maryland
September 5 Captain Alex. Smith was dismissed.
October 13 Burlington
December Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia.
December 13 Descent upon Salem
December 19 Jackson River, near Covington
December 31-
January 5
Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties
January 29-30 Medley
January 30 Evacuation of Petersburg
February 1 Burlington
February 9 Consolidated with the Ringgold Cavalry Battalion.
February 22 The Ringgold Battalion became part of the 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment