FIRST REGIMENT MISSISSIPPI COLORED CAVALRY

Designation of Regiment changed to 3rd U. S. Colored Cavalry March 11, 1864

Researched and Compiled by Bennie J. McRae, Jr.


NOTE: The 1st Mississippi Cavalry (African Descent) was organized October 9, 1863 to March 1, 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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REFERENCES:

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Frederick H. Dyer. A COMPENDIUM OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION. 3 Volumes. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.

William A.Gladstone. MEN OF COLOR. Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 1993.

United States War Department. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. 128 Volumes. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.


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LWF Communications
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