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6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

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    Woods Hinds United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Kentucky record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Woods Hinds event: Military Service rank in...
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CONFEDERATE KENTUCKY TROOPS

6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry


6th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1862 with men from the central and eastern section of Kentucky. It was mustered into Confederate service in September. For a time the unit skirmished in Kentucky attached to Buford's Brigade, then it fought with J.H. Morgan. Most of its members were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and the remaining part at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The regiment was not reorganized. Its commanders were Colonel J. Warren Grigsby, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas W. Napier, and Major William G. Bullitt.

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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S REPORT: 6th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry