UNION TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS
5th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry
Organized at Murfreesboro, Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., July 15, 1862. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Reserve Cavalry, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade,4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. District Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.
- Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till December 26, 1862. Affair at Kinderhook August 11, 1862. Skirmish near Nashville September 2. Siege of Nashville September 7-November 7. Goodlettsville September 30. Gallatin October 1. Near Humboldt October 9. Near Nashville November 5. Near Lavergue November 7.
Reconnoissance toward Lavergne November 19. Reconnoissance to Franklin December 11-12. Franklin December 12. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville Pike December 27. Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29. Battle of
Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Overall's Creek December 31, 1862. Lytle's Creek January 5. Reconnoissance to Auburn, Liberty and Cainesville January 20-22. Near Cainesville February 15. Manchester Pike February 22. Bradysville March 1. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Near Auburn March 8. Vaught's Hill near Milton March 20 (Co. "E"). Expedition to Auburn, Liberty, Snow Hill, etc., April 2-6. Snow Hill or Smith's Ford and Liberty April 3. Liberty April 7. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Hartsville April 22. Bradyville Pike May 17. (Two Companies on Streight's Raid toward Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Day's Gap or Sand Mountain, Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain April 30. Blountsville and East Branch, Big Warrior River, May 1. Blake's Creek near Gadsden May 2. Blount's Farm and near Centre May 2. Near Cedar Bluff May 3.) Bradyville Pike May 17. Expedition to Middleton May 21-22. Scout on Middleton or Eagleville Pike June 10. Expedition to Lebanon June 15-17. Skirmish at Lebanon June 16. Dixon Springs June 20. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Shelbyville June 25. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Duty at Carthage, McMinnville, Alexandria, Tracy City and Shelbyville, operating against guerrillas on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till February, 1864. Pulaski July 15, 1863.
Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., July 18-22. Scout in Sequatchie Valley September 21-22. Missionary Ridge and Shallow Ford Gap September 22. Operations against Wheller and Roddy October 1-17. (Re-opening Tennessee River October 26-29 (Co. "G"). Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29 (Co. "G"). Centreville October 29 (Co. "G"). Eagleville December 7. McMinnville December 21. Lavergne December 29. Scout to White and Putnam Counties February 1-7, 1864. Operations against guerrillas about Sparta February to April, Johnson's Mills February 22 (Detachment). Sparta and Calf Killer River February 22. White County March 10. Operations about Sparta March 11-28. Calf Killer River March 11. Winchester March 17. Beersheeba Springs March 19. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad at McMinnville, Carthage, Tullahoma and other points till November, 1864. Scout in Lincoln County July 12-15.
McMinnville August --. Murfreesboro September 4. Operations
about Murfreesboro November, 1864, to January, 1865. Siege of Murfreesboro December 4-12, 1864. Overall's Creek December 4 (Detachment). Demonstrations on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Road near Murfreesboro and the Cedars December 7. Ordered to Fayetteville January, 1865, and duty patroling line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and duty in District of East Tennessee till August, 1865. Skirmish near McMinnville
February 5, 1865. Mustered out August 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 68 Enlisted men
killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 245.
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