CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS
7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
7th Cavalry Regiment [also called 1st Partisan Rangers] was oranized during the early
summer of 1862 and in July had 35 officers and 817 men present for duty. It served in the
Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana and later was assigned to Chalmer's, R.
McCulloc's, and Starke's Brigade. The unit took an active part in the operations in North
Mississippi, Kentucky, and West Tennessee. It contained 310 men in October, 1863 and reported
13 casualties at Collierville and 1
at Oxford. The regiment ended the war in Mississippi and was included in the surrender on May
4,1865. The field officers were Colonels William C. Falkner and Samuel M. Hyams, Jr.,
Lieutenant Colonels L.B. Hovis and James M. Park, and Majors W.L. Davis and William N.
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