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1st New England Cavalry


New Hampshire Battalion,
First Regiment New England Volunteer Cavalry
(Also known as First Regiment Rhode Island Volunteer Cavalry)

"This regiment was composed of eight companies from Rhode Island and four from New Hampshire, the latter being Companies I, K, L, and M. Companies I, K, L, and M were mustered into the service of the United States December 17, October 24, December 27, and 24, 1861, Respectively, by Seth Eastman, Lt. Col. 1 Inf., U.S.A. Companies I, L, and M were mustered in at Concord, and Company K at Manchester. The four New Hampshire companies were permanently detached from the first Regiment Rhode Island Volunteer Cavalry and became Companies I, K, L, and M, of the First Regiment New Hampshire Cavalry, January 7, 1864. The records of the Field and Staff officers appointed by the Governor of New Hampshire are given (there don't appear to be any Vermonters on staff). Each man was a volunteer appointed or enlisted for three years unless otherwise Stated. (Revised Register, p. 832)"

The following are 'Vermonters,' i.e., born or buried in Vermont.

This may not a complete listing:


Source: "Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866," Concord: I.C. Evans, public printer, 1895., pp 832-845.