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6th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry

Organized at Bethel, LaGrange, Bolivar, Trenton, etc., Tenn., August 1l, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Unassigned, District of West Tennessee, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps. Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 6th Division,Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, and District of Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

Pursuit to Ripley, Miss., October 5-12, 1862. Chewalla and Big Hill October 5. Operations about Bolivar, Tenn., November 3-December 31, 1862. Expedition from Corinth, Miss., against Forest December 18, 1862-January 3, 1863. Action near Jackson December 19, 1862. Near Ripley, Miss., December 23. Near Middleburg December 24-25. Bolivar December 24. Near Clifton, Tenn., January 1, 1863. Scout between Bolivar, Tenn., and Ripley, Miss., January 25-28. Pocahontas March 24. Expedition to Hatchie River and skirmishes April 1-16. Scout from LaGrange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Linden May 12 (Detachment). Expedition from Jackson across Tennessee River June 2-7. Operations in Northwest Mississippi June 15-25. Skirmishes at Forked Deer Creek and Jackson July 13, and at Forked Deer Creek July 15. Holly Springs September 7. Expedition from LaGrange to Toone Station September 11-16. Montezuma September 16. Locke's Mills, near Moscow, September 26. Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Lockhart's Mills, Coldwater River, October 6. Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Wyatt's October 13. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad November 3-5. Holly Springs, Miss., November 5. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad against Lee's attack November 28-December 10. Operations in Northern Mississippi and West Tennessee December 18-31. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., January 17, 1864, and duty there till November. Scout in Hardin County February 9. Seviersville and Miflin February 18. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Bolivar March 29. Sturgis' Expedition to Ripley April 30-May 9. Tracy City August 4. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., November 24. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and Franklin December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Pulaski December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February. At Edgefield and Pulaski and in District of Middle Tennessee till August, 1865. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 33 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Officers and 352 Enlisted men by disease. Total 396.
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