Brother Against Brother


Probably to a greater extent than in any other state, the war became literally, tragically, a struggle of brother against brother." --- Patricia Faust, editor, speaking of Kentucky and the Civil War in Encyclopedia of the Civil War


Kentucky - CSA Regiments in the Civil War




  • 1st Cavalry Battalion

  • 1st Cavalry Battalion (King's)

  • 1st Special Cavalry Battalion

  • 1st Cavalry Regiment

  • 2nd Cavalry Battalion

  • 2nd Special Cavalry Battalion

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment

  • 3rd Cavalry Battalion - failed to complete organization

  • 3rd Special Cavalry Battalion

  • 3rd Cavalry Regiment

  • 3rd & 7th (Consolidated) Cavalry

  • 4th Special Cavalry Battalion

  • 4th Cavalry Regiment

  • 5th Cavalry Regiment

  • 6th Cavalry Regiment

  • 7th Cavalry Regiment ("3rd Cavalry Regiment")

  • 8th Cavalry Regiment

  • 8th and 12th (Consolidated) Cavalry

  • 9th Cavalry Regiment ("4th Mounted Rifles Regiment")

  • 10th Cavalry Regiment, Partisan ("10th Cavalry Regiment")

  • 10th (Diamond's) Cavalry

  • 10th (Johnson's) Cavalry

  • 10th Cavalry

  • 11th Cavalry Regiment ("7th (Chenault's) Cavalry Regiment")

  • 12th Cavalry Regiment ("1st Kentucky and Tennessee Mounted Rifles")

  • 13th Cavalry Regiment ("10th Mounted Rifles," "10th Infantry Regiment," "10th Cavalry Battalion," "10th Mounted Rifles," "11th Mounted Rifles," or "11th Mounted Infantry Regiment")

  • 14th Cavalry Regiment ("10th (May's) Cavalry Regiment")

  • 15th Cavalry Regiment ("2nd (Woodward's) Cavalry Regiment")

  • Bolen's (Captain) Independent Company, Cavalry

  • Breckinridge's Cavalry Battalion ("9th Cavalry Battalion")

  • Buckner Guards, Cavalry

  • Chenowith's Cavalry Regiment

  • Dudley's (Captain) Independent Cavalry

  • Hollis' Cavalry Regiment

  • Jenkins' (Captain) Company, Cavalry

  • Morgan's Cavalry Regiment ("14th (Richard C. Morgan's) Cavalry Regiment")

  • Morgan's Cavalry Squadron

  • Stoner's Cavalry Battalion

  • Sypert's Cavalry Regiment

Mounted Rifles

  • 1st Cavalry Battalion, Mounted Rifles

  • 2nd Cavalry Battalion, Mounted Rifles

  • 2nd Cavalry, Mounted Infantry

  • 3rd Cavalry Battalion, Mounted Rifles ("1st Kentucky Mounted Rifles")

  • 3rd Cavalry Battalion, Mounted Rifles ("Jessee's")

  • May's Cavalry Battalion, Mounted Rifles

  • Morris' Cavalry Regiment, Mounted Rifles

Mounted Infantry

Partisan Rangers

  • Field's (Captain) Company (Partisan Rangers)

  • Morehead's Regiment (Partisan Rangers)

  • Patton's Cavalry Battalion, Partisan Rangers

  • Rowan's (Captain) Company (Partisan Rangers)


Horse Artillery

  • Byrne's (Captain) Company, Horse Artillery




Source: Wikipedia


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