Historical Sketch and Roster of the Minnesota 1st Cavalry Regiment

Historical Sketch and Roster of the Minnesota 1st Cavalry Regiment

by John C. Rigdon

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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Minnesota 1st Cavalry Regiment by John C. Rigdon

The Minnesota 1st Cavalry Regiment (Mounted Rangers) was organized at St. Cloud, St. Peters and Fort Snelling, Minnesota on October 9 to December 30, 1862. They participated in the following battles:

Sibley's Expedition against Indians in Dakota Territory, June 16 to September 14, 1863.
Battle of Big Mound, D. T., July 24, 1863.
Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake July 26, 1863.
Stony Lake July 28, 1863.
Operations along the Missouri River July 28 to 30, 1863.

It was mustered out from October 20 to December 7, 1863 at Fort Ripley and Fort Snelling,

Companies of the Minnesota 1st Cavalry Regiment

Company A - Hennepin County, Houston County, Dakota County and Rice County
Company B - Nicollet County, Blue Earth County, and Faribault County
Company C - Anoka County and other Minnesota counties
Company D - Stearns County
Company E - Nicollet County, Blue Earth County and Le Sueur County
Company F - Fillmore County and other Minnesota counties
Company G - Ramsey County, Dakota County and Houston County
Company H - Rice County, Freeborn County and Blue Earth County
Company I - Olmsted County and Fillmore County
Company K - Faribault County and Nicollet County
Company L - Brown County
Company M - Chisago County, Dodge County, and Mower County Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515296997
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

John Rigdon has authored a number of books on the Civil War and is the manager of the web site, Research OnLine, (www.researchonline.net) the premier site for researching Civil War ancestors in the Civil War. His titles include the Historical Sketch and Roster Volumes (1100 plus titles) and a dozen volumes in the "We Fought" series focusing on particular battles and commanders. Additionally John works in translation of materials for Haitian Creole and several languages of West Africa including French, Mòoré, Bambara, and Dioula (Jula).

John resides in the foothills of the Appalachians outside Cartersville, GA. where he enjoys gardening and aquaponics. You may reach him at jrigdon@researchonline.net

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