CONFEDERATE KENTUCKY TROOPS
8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
8th Cavalry Regiment was formed during the late summer of 1862 and mustered into
Confederate service in September. The unit fought in Kentucky, then rode with J.H. Morgan.
Most of the men were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and a
remnant at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The 8th was not reorganized. Its commanders were
Colonel R.S. Cluke, Lieutenant Colonel Cicero Coleman, and Major Robert S. Bullock.
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