Battle Unit Details


1st Battalion, Nevada Cavalry

Organized at Fort Churchill, California, June 22, 1863. Attached to District of Utah and District of California, Dept. of the Pacific.

Companies "A" and "B" moved to Camp Douglass, near Salt Lake City, Utah, September 29, 1863. Duty there and at Camp Connor, Utah, till June, 1864. Company "B" moved to Unitah Valley, Utah, May 2, 1864; thence to Fort Bridger, Utah, August 1, 1864. Company "A" moved to Fort Bridger, Utah, June, 1864, and engaged in scouting and protecting emigrants and prospectors.

Companies "C," "D," "E" and "F" at Fort Churchill, Cal., till July, 1864. Expedition from Fort Churchill to Humboldt River, Nevada, June 8-August 9, 1864. Duty scouting in the Smoke Creek District (Co. "D"). Companies "C" and "F" ordered to Camp Douglass, near Salt Lake City, Utah, July 28, 1864. Companies "D" and "E" remained at Fort Churchill, operating in Humboldt District till muster out. Expedition to Pyramid Lake and Walker's Lake March 12-19, 1865 (Cos. "D," "E"). Skirmish at Mud Lake March 14, 1865 (Cos. "D," "E"). Mustered out July 21, 1866.
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