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7th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry

Organized at Jackson, Grand Junction and Trenton, Tenn., August 28, 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 April, 1863. Unassigned, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Detached Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Waring's Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. District of Columbus, Ky., to August, 1865.

Duty in District of Jackson, Tenn., till January, 1863. Actions at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson, December 19, and near Jackson December 29, 1862. Near Middleburg December 24. At LaGrange, Moscow and Germantown till June, 1863. Expedition to Clifton February 17-21, 1863 (Detachment). Scout from LaGrange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Operations in Northwest Mississippi June 15-25. Jack's Creek, Tenn., June 20. At Grand Junction June, 1863. Skirmishes at and near Union City, Tenn., September 2. At Union City and Colliersville, Tenn., till January, 1864. Expedition to Toone Station September 11-16, 1863. Skirmish at Montezuma September 16. (Co. "A" detached at Paducah, Ky.) Skirmish at Dukedom February 28, 1864 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City March 12. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Reynoldsburg March 21. Attack on Union City March 24 (most of Regiment captured). Scout from Columbus to Hickman, Ky., July 17-18 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City September 2. Duty at Paducah, Ky., till June, 1865. Ordered to Rockville, on Tennessee River, June 27, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 9, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 328 Enlisted men by disease. Total 337.
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