Organized at New Orleans, La., November 6, 1862. Attached
to Independent Command, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863.
Defences of New Orleans to May, 1863. Cavalry, 19th Army Corps,
Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. Defences of New Orleans to
October, 1863. Unattached Cavalry, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the
Gulf, to June, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, United States Forces,
Texas, to July, 1864. District of Morganza, La., Dept. of the
Gulf, to August, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 19th Corps, Dept. of the
Gulf, to November, 1864. 2nd Separate Cavalry Brigade, 19th
Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. Separate Cavalry
Brigade, Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865.
Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., to July, 1865.
Dept. of Texas to November, 1865.
Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till
September, 1863. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-11. Western
Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-17. Nelson's Bridge, near
New Iberia, October 4. Vermillion Bayou October 9-10. Carrion
Crow Bayou October 14-15. Ordered to New Orleans, La., October
17. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 23-December 2.
Occupation of Brazos Santiago November 2, and of Brownsville
November 6 Duty at Brownsville and on line of the Rio Grande
till July, 1864. Rancho las Rinas June 26, 1864 (Cos. "A" and
"C"). Ordered to New Orleans July, thence to Morganza, La.,
August 6, and duty there till November. (A Detachment remained in
Texas at Brownsville till January, 1865. Participated in
skirmish at Palmetto Ranch
September 6, 1864. Ordered to join Regiment at Baton Rouge, La.,
January 27, 1865.) Operations about Morganza September 16-25,
1864. Williamsport September 16. Atchafalaya River September
17. Bayou Alabama and Morgan's Ferry September 20. Ordered to
Baton Rouge November 19. Davidson's Expedition against Mobile &
Ohio Railroad November 27-December 13. Ordered to Lakeport
December 17. United States Forces at mouth of White River and at
Baton Rouge, La., till May, 1865. Expedition to Clinton and the
Comite River March 30-April 2, 1865. Ordered to Vidalia,
District of Natchez, Miss., May 23, 1865, and duty there till
June 29. Ordered to Military District of the Southwest and duty
in Texas till November. Mustered out November 4, 1864.