The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Army of Northeastern Virginia

Major I N Palmer, United States Battalion Cavalry

Major I N Palmer, United States Battalion Cavalry

United States Battalion Cavalry

Second United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, & I, arrived at Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861, and Second United States Dragoons, Company K, and 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, on 9 July, 1861

MAJOR I N PALMER, Second United States Cavalry
Captain I N Palmer was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861.

First United States Cavalry

Company A: First Lt. T H McCormick
Captain W N R Beall resigned on 20 August, 1861, and was appointed captain, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 9 September, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861. Second Lieutenant T H McCormick was appointed first lieutenant, Company A, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 7 May, 1861.

Assignment: First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia (See the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia).

Company E: Second Lt. T L'Hommediu
Captain S D Sturgis was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, and First J B McIntyre, 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861. Second Lieutenant T L'Hommediu, 6th United States Infantry, was assigned to the 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, on 7 May, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 1st (4th) United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.106, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 20 August, 1861. Captain J B McIntyre was on a leave of absense on 3 July, 1861, and the company was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the command of First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, on 3 July, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed brevet captain and assistant adjutant general, by General Orders No.68, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 August, 1861, dated 1 July, 1861, and was assigned to command the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, on 19 July, 1861. S W Stockton was appointed second lieutenant, 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 4 May, 1861, and was assigned as aide de camp to Colonel D Hunter prior to the first battle of Bull Run.

Assignment: First Brigade, Second Division, Army of of Northeastern Virginia (See the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia).

Company A evacuated Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, under the command of Major D B Sacket, on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 31 May, 1861; Company B evacuated Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, under the command of Major D B Sacket, on 3 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 31 May, 1861; Company C evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, on 1 May, 1861, and arrived Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 31 May, 1861; Company D evacuated Fort Smith, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, on 23 April, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 31 May 1861; Company E evacuated Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, on 23 April, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 31 May 1861; Company F was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, under the command of Major J Sedgewick, on 3 June, 1861, and arrived at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 21 June, 1861; Company G was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, under the command of Major J Sedgewick; Company H was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, under the command of Major J Sedgewick, on 3 June, 1861, and arrived at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 21 June, 1861; Company I evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, on 1 May, 1861, and arrived Fort Leavenworth on 31 May, 1861; Company K was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, under the command of Major J Sedgewick

Organisation of 1st United States Cavalry, 3 April, 1861: Colonel R E Lee, Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, Majors D B Sacket and T J Wood; Company A, Captain W N R Beall; Company B, Captain F Wheaton; Company C, Captain D S Stanley; Company D, Captain J McIntosh; Company E, Captain S D Sturgis; Company F, Captain R Ransom, Jr.; Company G, Captain W S Walker; Company H, Captain E W B Newby; Company I, Captain E A Carr; Company K, Captain J E B Stuart

Note: A detachment of five men of the 1st United States Cavalry, under the command of First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, on 28 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 March, 1861. Major J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861, and Colonel R E Lee, 1st United States Cavalry, resigned at Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 20 April, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, 2nd United States Cavalry, was appointed colonel, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Arbuckle, Company A, 3 May, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, 2 May, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, First Lieutenant E W Crittenden; 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, Second Lieutenant O H Fish

Note: Captain S T Benning, Texas State Troops, arrived at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, in the morning on 5 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant E W Crittenden, 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 7 May, 1861.

Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, to east bank of the Washita River, Company A, 3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Company B. Company A rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

Note: Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company A, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Washington, D. C., Company A, 2-9 July, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Company E; the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, and First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry. Company A arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. The 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, on 9 July, 1861, and was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Note: Captain W N R Beall, 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, resigned at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 August, 1861, and First Lieutenant G D Bayard, 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 20 August, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Arbuckle, Company B, 3 May, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, 2 May, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, First Lieutenant E W Crittenden; 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, Second Lieutenant O H Fish

Note: Captain S T Benning, Texas State Troops, arrived at Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, in the morning on 5 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant O H Fish resigned on 1 May, 1861. Captain W D De Saussure, 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, resigned on 1 March, 1861, and First Lieutenant F Wheaton, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 1 March, 1861.

Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, to east bank of the Washita River, Company B, 3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 3 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Company A. Company A rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

Note: Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company B, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Washita, Company C, 1 May, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 30 April, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 28 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 29 March, 1861. Captain T J Wood, 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, and First Lieutenant D S Stanley, 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, and by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, 22 March-19 April, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, was on special duty at Washington, D. C., on 21 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 26 March, 1861. He arrived at Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, on 6 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 16 April, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory arrived at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 19 April, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, resigned on 9 May, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 6th United States Cavalry, on 14 May, 1861, and arrived at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 28 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, 19 April, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, Captains D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain E A Carr; 1st United States Infantry, Company E, Captain W E Prince

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Captain W E Prince, was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 28 March, 1861, and arrived on 30 March, 1861.

Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, to east bank of the Washita River, Company C, 1-3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E. Company C rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and B, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company C, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861. Captain S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 12 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, Company C, 11 June, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Major S D Sturgis, 1st United states Cavalry, was ordered to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 11 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E.

Seizure of Fort Smith, Company D, 23 April, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, Company E, were stationed at Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, on 14 February, 1861.

Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, Company D, 23-30 April, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, evacuated Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, Company E, at 9 PM on 23 April, 1861, and arrived at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 30 April, 1861.

Note: Colonel S Borland, aide de camp to Governor H M Rector, and three hundred men arrived by the steamers Tablequah and Frederic Notrebe at the wharf on the Arkansas River at 12 AM on 24 April, 1861, and seized Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, the same day.

Garrison at Fort Smith, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 22 April, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Companies D and E, Captain S D Sturgis, Company E

Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, to East bank of the Washita River, Company D, 1-3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E. Company D rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and B, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company D, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861. Captain S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 12 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861, and Captain J McIntosh, 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, resigned on 7 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant E W Crittenden, 1st United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed captain, Company D, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 7 May, 1861.

Seizure of Fort Smith, Company E, 23 April, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, were stationed at Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, on 14 February, 1861.

Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, Company E, 23-30 April, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, evacuated Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, under the command of Captain S D Sturgis, at 9 PM on 23 April, 1861, and arrived at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 30 April, 1861.

Note: Colonel S Borland, aide de camp to Governor H M Rector, and three hundred men arrived by the steamers Tablequah and Frederic Notrebe at the wharf on the Arkansas River at 12 AM on 24 April, 1861, and seized Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, the same day.

Garrison at Fort Smith, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 22 April, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Companies D and E, Captain S D Sturgis, Company E

Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, to east bank of the Washita River, Company E, 1-3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, D, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E. Company E rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and B, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company E, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861. Captain S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, and First Lieutenant J B McIntyre, 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861. Major S D Sturgis was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 12 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, Company E, 11 June, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Major S D Sturgis, 1st United states Cavalry, was ordered to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 11 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Washington, D. C., Company E, 2-9 July, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Company A; the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, and First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry. Company E arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. The 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, on 9 July, 1861, and was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Fort Wise, Company F, 4 June, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Companiy F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, 2nd United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 3 June, 1861.

Note: Major J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 4 March, 1861, and colonel, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Colonel J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 20 June, 1861.

Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Company F, 4-21 June, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, under the command of Captain E W B Newby, Company H, was ordered to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, by Special Orders No.26, Headquarters, Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on on 4 June, 1861, dated 2 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Company H. Company F arrived near Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, on 13 June, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 June, 1861. The 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, arrived at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 21 June, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant R Ransom, Jr., 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 31 January, 1861, and resigned at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 24 May, 1861. First Lieutenant E Long, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 24 May, 1861, and Captain J A Thompson, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, was temporarily assigned to command the 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, on 4 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, 3 June, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, First Lieutenant T B Alexander; 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, Capatin E Otis; 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain E W B Newby; 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain J A Thompson

Note: Second Lieutenant T B Alexander, Company F, was appointed first lieutenant by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861.

Fort Wise, Company G, 3 June, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Companiy G, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, 2nd United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 3 June, 1861.

Note: Captain W S Walker, 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, was on a leave of absence on 1 February, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth Couty, Kansas, on 20 March, 1861. Major J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 4 March, 1861, and colonel, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Colonel J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 20 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, 3 June, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, First Lieutenant T B Alexander; 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, Capatin E Otis; 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain E W B Newby; 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain J A Thompson

Note: Captain W S Walker, 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, resigned at Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, on 18 April, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant E Otis, 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861.

Fort Wise, Company H, 4 June, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Companiy H, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, 2nd United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 3 June, 1861.

Note: Major J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 4 March, 1861, and colonel, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Colonel J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 20 June, 1861.

Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, Company H, 4-21 June, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain E W B Newby, was ordered to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, by Special Orders No.26, Headquarters, Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on on 4 June, 1861, dated 2 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F. Company H arrived near Fort Larned, on the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas, on 13 June, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 14 June, 1861. The 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, arrived at Fort Kearney, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 21 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, 3 June, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, First Lieutenant T B Alexander; 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, Capatin E Otis; 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain E W B Newby; 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain J A Thompson

Note: Captain R S Ewell, 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, resigned on 7 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant N B Sweitzer, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 24 May, 1861 (See the Second Brigade, Army of the Potomac).

Evacuation of Fort Washita, Company I, 1 May, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 30 April, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 28 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 29 March, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, 22 March-19 April, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, was on special duty at Washington, D. C., on 21 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 26 March, 1861. He arrived at Fort Smith, on the Arkansas River, near Belle Point, Sebastian County, Arkansas, on 6 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 16 April, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory arrived at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 19 April, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, resigned on 9 May, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 6th United States Cavalry, on 14 May, 1861, and arrived at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 28 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, 19 April, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, Captains D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain E A Carr; 1st United States Infantry, Company E, Captain W E Prince

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company E, under the command of Captain W E Prince, was ordered to Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 28 March, 1861, and arrived on 30 March, 1861.

Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, to east bank of the Washita River, Company I, 1-3 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, evacuated Fort Washita, near the Washita River, Indian Territory, on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C, D, and E, and the 1st United States Infantry, Company E. Company I rendezvoused with the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and B, and two companies of the 1st United States Infantry, under the command of Major D B Sacket, 1st United States Cavalry, on the east bank of the Washita River on 3 May, 1861.

East bank of the Washita River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company I, 9 & 31 May, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, rendezvoused with two companies of the 1st United States Infantry thirty-five miles northeast of Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 9 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at 1 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, & F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W H Emory, 1st United States Cavalry, were stationed at Walnut Creek, near Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, on 21 May, 1861, and Captain S M Barton, 1st United States Infantry, Company F, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 31 May, 1861. Captain S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 12 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, 28 March, 1861: 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, Captains C C Gilbert, J B Plummer, D Huston, Jr, and S M Barton

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and F, under the command of Captain J B Plummer, Company C, were stationed at Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Fort Wise, Company K, 3 June, 1861

The 1st United States Cavalry, Companiy K, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, 2nd United States Cavalry, was stationed at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, on 3 June, 1861.

Note: Captain G H Steuart, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, resigned on 22 April, 1861, and First Lieutenant J E B Stuart, 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861 (See the 1st Maryland Infantry). Major J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 4 March, 1861, and colonel, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Colonel J Sedgwick, 1st United States Cavalry, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 20 June, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Wise, on the Arkansas River, Kansas, 3 June, 1861: 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, First Lieutenant T B Alexander; 1st United States Cavalry, Company G, Capatin E Otis; 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain E W B Newby; 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, Captain J A Thompson

Note: Captain J E B Stuart, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, resigned on 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J A Thompson, 1st United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed captain, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Cavalry). Captain J A Thompson, 1st United States Cavalry, Company K, was temporarily assigned to command the 1st United States Cavalry, Company F, on 4 June, 1861.

Second United States Cavalry

Company B: CAPT. J E HARRISON
The company arrived at Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861, and a detachment of fifty men, under the command of First Lieutenant C H Tompkins, were ordered on a reconnaissance near Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 3 PM on 31 May, 1861. The detachment was engaged in a skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 1 June, 1861, and was stationed at Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861 (See the Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse).

Assignment: First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia (See the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia).

Company E: CAPT. W W LOWE
The company arrived at Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861, and was stationed at Alexandria, Virginia, under the command of First Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, on 31 May, 1861.

Assignment: Escort to Colonel S P Heintzelman, Third Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia.

Company G: First Lt. T Drummond
The company arrived at Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861, and was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., under the command of Second Lieutenant T Drummond, on 26 May, 1861. The company was assigned to Captain A G Brackett, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, at the rear of Arlington House, near Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day. Second Lieutenant T Drummond, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd (5th) United States Cavalry, Company G, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, during the first battle of Bull Run.

Assignment: First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia (See the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia).

Company I: CAPT. A G BRACKETT
The company arrived at at Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies I and G, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, were stationed at the rear of Arlington House, near Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 June, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenants M M Kimmel, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, and J B Holloway, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, were temporarily assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, on 8 June, 1861.

Assignment: Escort to Brigadier General I McDowell commanding Army of Northeastern Virginia.

Company A evacuated Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, on 29 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861; Company B evacuated Camp Colorado, on Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, Texas, under the command of Major E K Smith, on 26 February, 1861; arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company C evacuated Fort Inge, on the Leona River, Uvalde County, Texas, under the command of Captain J Oakes, on 19 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861; Company D evacuated Camp Cooper, Throckmorton County, Texas, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company E evacuated Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, on 17 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company F evacuated Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, on 29 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861; Company G evacuated camp near Fort Brown, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on the Rio Grande River, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company H evacuated Camp Cooper, Throckmorton County, Texas, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company I evacuated Camp Ives, four miles north of Camp Verde, San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, on 28 January, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; Company K evacuated Camp Wood, on the Nueces River, Texas, Real County, Texas, under the command of Captain C J Whiting, on 15 March, 1861, and arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Organisation of 2nd United States Cavalry, 3 April, 1861: Brevet Brigadier General & Colonel A S Johnston, Lieutenant Colonel J Sedgwick, Majors G H Thomas and E K Smith; Company A, Captain J H McArthur; Company B, Captain C W Field; Company C, Captain J Oakes; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company G, Captain W B Royall; Company H, Captain K Garrard; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; Company K, Captain C J Whitely

Note: Brevet Brigadier General & Colonel A S Johnston, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 9 April, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel and colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April and 3 May, 1861, respectively.

Evacuation of Fort Mason, Company A, 28 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, Company F, was stationed at Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861.

Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company A, 28 March & 11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, Company F, evacuated Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company F. Company A was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861.

Note: Captain J H McArthur, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was on a leave of absence at San Fransico, San Fransico County, California, on 27 March, 1861, and First Lieutenant G B Cosby, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was on a leave of absence on 24 February, 1861. He was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861, but resigned on 10 May, 1861. Second Lieutenant A P Porter was assigned to command Company A, at Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 24 February, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 20 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company A, 12-25 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies C, F, and K, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company A arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company A, 27-28 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 27 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies C, F, and K. Company A arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and colonel dated 3 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Camp Colorado, Company B, 26 February, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Major E Kirby Smith, 2nd United States Cavalry, was stationed at Camp Colorado, on Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861.

Note: Captain E K Smith, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, and First Lieutenant C W Field, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 2 April, 1861, dated 31 January, 1861 (See the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah). Captain C W Field, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, resigned at Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J E Harrison, Company G, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant C H Tompkins was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 30 April, 1861.

Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company B, 26 February & 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Major E Kirby Smith, 2nd United States Cavalry, evacuated Camp Colorado, on Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, Texas, on 26 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 1 March, 1861. Company B was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Note: A company of Mounted Riflemen, Texas State Troops, under the command of Captain T C Frost, was stationed at Camp Colorado, on Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, Texas, on 25 February, 1861, and Major E K Smith, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 3 March, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861. Captain J Oakes, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Colorado, on Jim Ned Creek, Coleman County, Texas, 25 February, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer

Note: Captain C W Field, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was stationed at West Point Military Academy, West Point, Orange County, New York, between 13 September, 1856, and 16 March, 1861.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company B, 29 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant W H Jenifer, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 29 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Company H.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company B, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, D, E, G, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company B arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company B arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company B, 12-14 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies E, G, and I. Company B arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 13 April, 1861, and at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 14 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington D. C., Company B, 6-10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies E, G, and I. Company B was stationed at Marsh's Creek, near Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brookeville Turnpike at Washington, D. C., via Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 10 May, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, under the command of Captain C W Field, Captain G Stoneman, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmell, and Captain A G Brackett, respectively, were stationed at Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., on 11 May, 1861, and were assigned to guard duty at the White House and Treasury Buildings, Washington, D. C., between 11 and 23 May 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Inge, Company C, 19 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Captain J Oakes, was stationed at Fort Inge, on the Leona River, Uvalde County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Note: Major E K Smith, 2nd United States Cavalry, resigned at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, Bexar County, Texas, on 30 March, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861, and Captain J Oakes, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861. First Lieutenant W P Chambliss, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, on 6 April, 1861, but did not join the company as captain between 6 and 25 April, 1861. First Lieutenant R N Eagle, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, but did not join the company as captain between 25 April and 28 June, 1861. First Lieutenant W B Royall, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, on 28 June, 1861.

Fort Inge, on the Leona River, Uvalde County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company C, 19 March & 11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Captain J Oakes, evacuated Fort Inge, on the Leona River, Uvalde County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861.

Note: Captain J Oakes, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was assigned a leave of absence at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Special Orders No.52, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 9 April, 1861, dated 23 March, 1861, and First Lieutenant W B Royall, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, between 23 March, 1861, and 25 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company C, 12-25 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, F, and K, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company C arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company C, 27-28 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 27 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, F, and K. Company C arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: Major G H Thomas was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and colonel dated 3 May, 1861.

Surrendered at Camp Cooper, Company D, 21 February, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 20 February, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, was stationed at Fort Stockton, near Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, on 2 January, 1861, and was ordered to Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 3 January, 1861. Company H arrived at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 21 January, 1861.

Camp Cooper, Brazos River, Throckmorton County, to Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, Company D, 21-27 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, surrendered to Colonel W C Dalrymple, Provisional Army of Texas, at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, on 27 February, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company D, 1 & 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 1 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company G, under the command of Captain G W Wallace, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, on 27 February, 1861, and was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, 18 February, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain I N Palmer; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain K Garrard; 1st United States Infantry, Company H, Captain S D Carpenter

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company D, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companie E, G, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and I.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company D, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, B, E, G, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company D arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company D arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Washington D. C., Company D, 12-13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Company H. Company D arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the evening on 12 April, 1861, arrived at Washington, D. C., in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, was stationed opposite the War Department, Washington, D. C., on 14 April, 1861.

Note: Captain I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, and First Lieutenant W P Chambliss, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Second Lieutenant A K Arnold, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861, but did not join the company as first lieutenant between 6 April and 1 June, 1861. Second Lieutenant W McLean, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, on 19 June, 1861, but did not join the company as first lieutenant between 19 June, 1861, and 8 July, 1861. First Lieutenant L D Watkins, 14th United States Infantry was assigned to the 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 22 June, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, on 8 July, 1861.

Evacuation of Camp Hudson, Company E, 17 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant J B Witherell, was stationed at Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, Texas, on 16 March, 1861.

Note: Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed major, 1st United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861, and Adjutant & First Lieutenant W W Lowe was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861. First Lieutenant J B Witherell, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, died on the steamer Mustang, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, at 7 PM on 20 March, 1861, and Second Lieutenant A P Porter, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 20 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 16 March, 1861: 3rd United States Infantry, Company A, Captain A W Bowman

Camp Hudson, on the west bank of the Devils River, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kinney County, to Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, Company E, 17-20 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant J B Witherell, was ordered to the Rio Grande River on 17 March, 1861, and proceeded by the steamer Mustang to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 20 March, 1861. Company E arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, in the evening on 20 March, 1861.

Note: Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was stationed at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 21 February, 1861, and was assigned to command Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Company G). He was stationed at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 16 March, 1861.

Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company E, 21-23 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, Jr., was ordered to proceed by the steamer Arizona to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 21 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company G. Company E arrived at Green Lake via Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company E, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companie D, G, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and I.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company E, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, B, D, G, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company E arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company E arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company E, 12-14 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, G, and I. Company B arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 13 April, 1861, and at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 14 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, arrived by the Northern Central Railroad at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 26 April, 1861, and was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington D. C., Company E, 6-10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, G, and I. Company E was stationed at Marsh's Creek, near Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brookeville Turnpike at Washington, D. C., via Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 10 May, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, under the command of Captain C W Field, Captain G Stoneman, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmell, and Captain A G Brackett, respectively, were stationed at Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., on 11 May, 1861. Companies B, E, G, and I, were assigned to guard duty at the White House and Treasury Buildings, Washington, D. C., between 11 and 23 May 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Mason, Company F, 28 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, was stationed at Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 27 March, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant J T Shaaff, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, resigned on 22 February, 1861, and Second Lieutenant C W Phifer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 22 February, 1861. Second Lieutenant C W Phifer did not join the company as first lieutenant on 22 February, 1861, and resigned on 1 April, 1861. Second Lieutenant M M Kimmell, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 1 April, 1861, but did not join the company as first lieutenant on 1 April, 1861, and resigned on 14 August, 1861. Second Lieutenant E H Lieb, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, on 10 June, 1861.

Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company F, 28 March & 11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, under the command of Captain R W Johnson, evacuated Fort Mason, Post Oak Hill, Mason County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company A. Company F was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 11 April, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company F, 12-25 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, and K, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company F arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company F, 27-28 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 27 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, and K. Company F arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: Major G H Thomas was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and colonel dated 3 May, 1861.

Evacuation of Rio Grande River, Company G, 20 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel, was stationed on the Rio Grande River, near Fort Brown, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Note: Captain W R Bradfute, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was a civil and military prisoner on 19 March, 1861, and resigned on 21 March, 1861. Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, between 21 March and 30 May, 1861.

Rio Grande River to Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, Company G, 20 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel, was ordered to proceed by steamer to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, on 20 March, 1861, and arrived at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Texas, in the evening the same day.

Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 21-23 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Captain G Stoneman, Jr., 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Arizona to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, in the morning on 21 March, 1861, and was accompanied by Company E. Company G arrived at Green Lake via Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 23 March, 1861.

Note: Captain W R Bradfute, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, resigned on 21 March, 1861, and First Lieutenant W B Royall, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 21 March, 1861. First Lieutenant R N Eagle, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, on 28 June, 1861, and Second Lieutenant J E Harrison, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 27 February, 1861. Second Lieutenant J E Harrison, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, and Second Lieutenant T Drummond, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company G, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companie D, E, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and I.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company G, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, B, D, E, H, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company G arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company G arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company G, 12-14 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, and I. Company G arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 13 April, 1861, and at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 14 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington D. C., Company G, 6-10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, and I. Company G was stationed at Marsh's Creek, near Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brookeville Turnpike at Washington, D. C., via Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 10 May, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Note: Captain A G Brackett, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was stationed at Coverly's Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, at 3.30 PM on 24 April, 1861, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, under the command of Captain C W Field, Captain G Stoneman, Jr., Second Lieutenant M M Kimmell, and Captain A G Brackett, respectively, were stationed at Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., on 11 May, 1861. Companies B, E, G, and I, were assigned to guard duty at the White House and Treasury Buildings, Washington, D. C., between 11 and 23 May 1861.

Surrendered at Camp Cooper, Company H, 21 February, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 20 February, 1861,

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, was stationed at Fort Stockton, near Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, on 2 January, 1861, and was ordered to Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 3 January, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, arrived at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 21 January, 1861, and First Lieutenant K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was stationed at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, due to illness on 21 Febraury, 1861, and was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 27 Febraury, 1861. Captain K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was captured at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

Camp Cooper, Brazos River, Throckmorton County, to Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, Company H, 21-27 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, surrendered to Colonel W C Dalrymple, Provisional Army of Texas, at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, on 27 February, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was stationed at Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, Texas, on 28 February, 1861.

Fort Chadbourne, near Bronte, Coke County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company H, 1 & 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 1 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, 18 February, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain I N Palmer; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, Captain K Garrard; 1st United States Infantry, Company H, Captain S D Carpenter

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; the 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; and the 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith, were stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company H, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companie D, E, G, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and I.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company H, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, B, D, E, G, and I, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company H arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company H arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Note: Captain N G Evans, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, resigned at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 23 February, dated 27 February, 1861, and First Lieutenant K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 27 Febraury, 1861. First Lieutenant R N Eagle, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, but did not join the company as captain between 25 April and 28 June, 1861. He was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, on 28 June, 1861, and Second Lieutenant W O Williams, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. First Lieutenant W O Willaims resigned on 10 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant L D Watkins, 14th United States Infantry, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, on 22 June, 1861. He did not join the company as first lieutenant between 22 June and 8 July, 1861, and Second Lieutenant W McLean, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, on 8 July, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Washington D. C., Company H, 12-13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Company D. Company H arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the evening on 12 April, 1861, and at Washington, D. C., in the morning on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of First Lieutenant W P Chambliss, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was stationed at E Street, Washington, D. C., on 14 April, 1861, and Captain N G Evans, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, resigned on 27 February, 1861 (See the Seventh Brigade, Army of the Potomac). First Lieutenant K Garrard was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 27 February, 1861,

Evacuation of Camp Ives, Company I, 28 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, was stationed at Camp Ives, four miles north of Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 27 January, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant C W Field, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, and Second Lieutenant J F Minter, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 31 January, 1861. First Lieutenant J F Minter did not join the company as first lieutenant on 31 January, 1861, and resigned on 31 March, 1861. Second Lieutenant F Lee, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 31 March, 1861, but did not join the company as first lieutenant on 31 March, 1861. First Lieutenant F Lee resigned on 21 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant J B Holloway, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861.

Camp Ives to Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Company I, 18 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, was ordered to Camp Verde, San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 28 January, 1861.

Note: Colonel C A Waite, 1st United States Infantry, was stationed at Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 15 February, 1861, and was ordered to San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 16 February, 1861. He arrived at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 19 February, 1861, and assumed command of the Department of Texas, at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company I, 23 February-18 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, evacuated Camp Verde, San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, by General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 23 February, 1861, dated 18 February, 1861, and arrived at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 11 March, 1861. Company I was arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 18 March, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant J A Mower, 1st United States Infantry, Company A, was assigned to command Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, between 23 and 25 February, 1861, and Captain J N Caldwell, 1st United States Infantry, Company A, between 26 and 28 February, 1861. The 1st United States Infantry, Company A, under the command of Captain J N Caldwell, evacuated Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 7 March, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 19 March, 1861.

Seizure of Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, 7 March, 1861: A company of Mounted Rangers, Texas State Troops, under the command of First Lieutenant J Paul, arrived at Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 6 March, 1861, and seized Camp Verde, on the San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, on 7 March, 1861.

Stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, Captain J H King; 8th United Sates Infantry, Company A, Brevet Major & Captain L Smith

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, Company I, 28 March, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companie D, E, G, and H, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and I.

Note: The steamer Coatzacoalcos was ordered to Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 16 March, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 21 March, 1861. The steamer Coatzacoalcos arrived at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 28 March, 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company I, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, B, D, E, G, and H, and the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I (See the United States Army, Department of Washington). Company I arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company I arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861. Companies A and H were assigned to garrison duty at Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Coatzacoalcos, on 3 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; Company E, Captain G Stoneman, Jr.; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, Second Lieutenant J B Harrison; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company I, 12-14 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, and G. Company I arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 13 April, 1861, and at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 14 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington D. C., Company I, 6-10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Companies B, E, and G. Company I was stationed at Marsh's Creek, near Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brookeville Turnpike at Washington, D. C., via Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 10 May, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, under the command of Captain C W Field, Captain G Stoneman, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmell, and Captain A G Brackett, respectively, were stationed at Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., on 11 May, 1861. Companies B, E, G, and I, were assigned to guard duty at the White House and Treasury Buildings, Washington, D. C., between 11 and 23 May 1861.

Evacuation of Camp Wood, Company K, 15 March, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, under the command of Captain C J Whiting, was stationed at Camp Wood, on the Nueces River, Real County, Texas, on 14 March, 1861.

Nueces River, Real County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, Company K, 15 March & 11 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, under the command of Captain C J Whiting, evacuated Camp Wood, on the Nueces River, Real County, Texas, on 15 March, 1861, and was stationed at Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 11 April 1861.

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, Company K, 12-25 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, embarked on the transport steamer Empire City at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, and F, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, Company B (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company K arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 19 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, arrived at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 25 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Empire City: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, Second Lieutenant A P Porter; Company C, First Lieutenant W B Royall; Company F, Captain R W Johnson; Company K, Captain C J Whiting; 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd; Company D, Captain H B Schroeder; Company G, Brevet Major & Captain W T H Brooks; Company H, Second Lieutenant W H Bell, Company D; Company K, Captain G Sykes

Note: Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, 3rd United States Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the troops on the steamer Empire City; Captain G Sykes, 3rd United States Infantry, Company K, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and Captain J H Whiting, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, on 12 April, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Company K, 27-28 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Major G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 27 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, and F. Company K arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant J B Hood, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, resigned at Louisville,, Kentucky, on 16 April, 1861, and Second Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 16 April, 1861.

Department of Pennsylvania, Companies A, C, F, & K, 1 June-25 July, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, were stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 30 May, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, to Chambersburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Companies A, C, F, & K, 31 May-1 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, on 31 May 1861, and were accompanied by the Philadelphia City Cavalry, First Troop. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, arrived at Chambersburg via Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania, on 1 June, 1861.

Chambersburg, Franklin County, to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Companies A, C, F, & K, 7 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 7 June, 1861, and arrived near Brown's Mill, near Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, the same day. Captain R W Johnson, Company F, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, at Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, by Special Orders No.66, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on 10 June, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, F, & K, 15 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived the same day.

Potomac River, near Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, Companies A, C, F, & K, 16-17 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on Potomac River, near Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 17 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company G, the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Companies C and K, under the command of Colonel D S Miles.

Hagerstown, Washington County, to Williamsport & Greencastle Turnpike, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, F, & K, 17-18 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 17 June, 1861, and was ordered to Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, the same day. The order was countermanded and Companies A, C, F, and K were ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 18 June, 1861.

Williamsport & Greencastle Turnpike, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, F, & K, 23 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, was stationed on the Williamsport & Greencastle Turnpike, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, on 23 June, 1861.

Williamsport & Greencastle Turnpike, near Williamsport, to Downsville, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, F, & K, 28 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were stationed at Downsville, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 June, 1861.

Skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, on the Potomac River, near Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, Companies A, C, F, & K, 2 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 2 July, 1861, and proceeded across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, near Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 4 AM the same day. Companies A, C, F, and K arrived at Porterfield's Farm, between Falling Waters and Hoke Run, near Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 2 July, 1861, and was assigned as a reserve during a skirmish the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, arrived at Hoke Run, near Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861.

Hoke Run, near Hainesville, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, Companies A, C, F, & K, 3 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to proceed by the Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at 12 PM the same day.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, Companies A, C, F, & K, 15-21 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and proceeded to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861. Companies A, C, F, and K were ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived the same day.

Note: The 2nd Massachusetts Infantry, Companies A, C, and G, and a detachment of twenty men of the 2nd United States Cavalry were assigned to garrison duty at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry, on 25 July, 1861 (See the Sixth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Department of the Shenandoah, 25 July, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, were stationed at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Companies A, C, F, & K, Maryland, 28-29 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, were ordered across the Potomac River to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861, and were assigned to the First Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.36, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861.

Second United States Cavalry

Note: First Lieutenant W H Jenifer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 13 April, 1861, and proceeded to Washington, D. C., on a leave of absence on 19 April, 1861. He arrived at Baltimore City, Maryland, during the riot at Pratt Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 19 April, 1861, and proceeded to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day. First Lieutenant W H Jenifer proceeded to Washington, D. C., via Baltimore City, Maryland, on 22 April, 1861, and arrived at Hanover, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 5 PM the same day. He was arrested at Hanover, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, on 22 April, 1861, and arrived at York, York County, Pennsylvania, at 11 PM the same day. First Lieutenant W H Jenifer proceeded to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 23 April, 1861, and arrived at 3 PM on 24 April, 1861. He proceeded to Richmond, Virginia, the same day and arrived in the evening on 24 April, 1861. First Lieutenant W H Jenifer resigned on 30 April, 1861 (See the Jenifer's Battalion Cavalry).

Second United States Dragoons

Company K: First Lt. F C ARMSTRONG
First Lieutenant F C Armstrong was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons (Cavalry), Company F, by General Orders No.63, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 June, 1861, and resigned on 13 August, 1861.

Assignment: Escort to Colonel D Hunter, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia.

Company A was stationed at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, under the command of Captain C H Tyler, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861; Company B was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861; Company C evacuated Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, on 7 January, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 3 February, 1861; Company D was stationed at Fort Laramie, on the Laramie River, Nebraska Territory, under the command of Colonel E B Alexander, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 January, 1861; Company E was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861; Company F was stationed at Fort Laramie, on the Laramie River, Nebraska Territory, under the command of Colonel E B Alexander, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 January, 1861; Company G was stationed at Fort Craig, on the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, Socorro County, New Mexico, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain E R S Canby, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 April, 1861; Company H was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861; Company I was stationed at Fort Union, Mora Valley, New Mexico, under the command of Captain T Duncan, United States Mounted Rifles, on 15 April, 1861; Company K evacuated Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, on 7 January, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 2 February, 1861.

Organisation of 2nd United States Dragoons, 3 April, 1861: Colonel P St. G Cooke, Lieutenant Colonel M S Howe, Major L P Graham and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major C A May; Company A, Captain B H Robertson; Company B, Captain J Buford; Company C, Captain J M Hawes; Company D, Captain S H Starr; Company E, Captain R P Campbell; Company F, Captain C H Tyler; Company G, Captain W J Newton; Company H, Captain A Pleasonton; Company I, Captain H H Sibley; Company K, Captain W Steele

Superintendent & Major L P Graham, 2nd United States Dragoons, was stationed at Headquarters, Cavalry Depot, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 17 April, 1861, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major C A May, 2nd United States Dragoons, resigned on 20 April, 1861. Captain W N Grier, 1st United States Dragoons, was appointed major, 2nd United States Dragoons, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 20 April, 1861.

Fort Kearney, Company A, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, under the command of Captain C H Tyler, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was stationed at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 15 April, 1861.

Note: Captain R H Anderson, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, resigned at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 13 February, 1861, dated 3 March, 1861, and First Lieutenant B H Robertson was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 3 March, 1861.

Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, & Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 10 & 24 May, 1861: Captain C H Tyler spiked ten 12 pounder howitzers at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 10 May, 1861, and resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 24 May, 1861, dismissed 6 June, 1861. First Lieutenant B Livington, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, was stationed at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River, Nebraska Territory, on 24 May, 1861.

Note: Captain W D Smith, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, resigned at Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, on 19 January, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861, and First Lieutenant C H Tyler, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, by General Orders No.7, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 March, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company A, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Camp Floyd, Company B, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Captain J Buford and First Lieutenant G A Gordon, on 15 April, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company B, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Scott, Company C, 7 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, under the command of Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was stationed at Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, on 6 January, 1861.

Fort Scott, Bourbon County, to Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, Company C, 7-12 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, under the command of Captain W Steele, Company K, was ordered to Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 7 January, 1861, and was accompanied by Company K. Company C arrived at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 12 January, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, between 12 and 28 January, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Note: Captain J M Hawes, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 1 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861.

Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company C, 29 January-3 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, under the command of Captain W Steele, Company K, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 January, 1861, and was accompanied by Company K. Company C arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 3 February, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, was ordered to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in the morning on 11 June, 1861.

Fort Laramie, Company D, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company D, was stationed at Fort Laramie, on the Laramie River, Nebraska Territory, under the command of Colonel E B Alexander, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 January, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant L Merrill was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company D, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 24 April, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company H, on 7 July, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company D, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company D, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Note: Captain S H Starr, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company D, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 26 June, 1861.

Camp Floyd, Company E, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant C E Norris, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, was on recruiting duty on 17 January, 1861, and was stationed as adjutant at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 17 April, 1861. Captain R P Campbell, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, resigned on 11 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant C E Norris, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 11 May, 1861. Captain C E Norris, was on a leave of absence at Harristown, Washington County, Indiana, on 31 July, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company E, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Note: A detachment of fifty Mounted Service Recruits, under the command of Captain C E Norris, 2nd Dragoons, Company E, were assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Company E, on 17 July, 1861 (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Company E).

Fort Laramie, Company F, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was stationed at Fort Laramie, on the Laramie River, Nebraska Territory, under the command of Colonel E B Alexander, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 January, 1861.

Note: Captain W D Smith, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, resigned at Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, on 19 January, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861, and First Lieutenant C H Tyler, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company A, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, by General Orders No.8, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861. Second lieutenant J K Mizner was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 6-7 February, 1861: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, were ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 6 February, 1861, and arrived at Burch's Stables, on Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 7 February, 1861.

Note: Acting Assistant Quartermaster & First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 17 April, 1861, and was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company F, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Note: Captain C H Tyler, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was dismissed by General Orders No.30, Paragraph IV, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 6 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 June, 1861.

Fort Craig, Company G, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, was stationed at Fort Craig, on the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, Socorro County, New Mexico, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain E R S Canby, 10th United States Infantry, on 15 April, 1861.

Note: Captain W J Newton, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, was on a leave of absence due to illness at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 4 June, 1861, and arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 17 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, under the command of First Lieutenant E Gay, was stationed at Fort Union, Mora Valley, New Mexico, in March 1861.

Washington D. C., Company G, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company G, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Camp Floyd, Company H, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company H, was stationed at Camp Floyd, renamed Fort Crittenden in 1860, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 January, 1861.

Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 24 April, 1861: Captain A Pleasonton, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company H, was assigned to organise and discipline the 1st Delaware Infantry at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, by Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 24 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company H, was en route to Washington, D. C., on 7 July, 1861.

Washington D. C., Company H, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company H, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Fort Craig, Company I, 15 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was stationed at Fort Union, Mora Valley, New Mexico, under the command of Captain T Duncan, United States Mounted Rifles, on 15 April, 1861.

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant T Hight, Company B, was stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 5 February, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Note: Captain H H Sibley, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was appointed major, 1st United States Dragoons, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861, and resigned on 13 May, 1861. First Lieutenant J Pegram, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 1 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant C J Walker, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was temporarily assigned to command the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, on 13 May, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 6-7 February, 1861: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, were ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 6 February, 1861, and arrived at Burch's Stables, on Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 7 February, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 15-16 February, 1861: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant T Hight, Company B, were ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 15 February, 1861, and arrived at Burch's Stables, on Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C., at 12 PM on 16 February, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant T Hight, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861, and arrived at Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, on 31 May, 1861. Captain T Hight mustered in United States service the 3rd Maine Infantry at Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, on 3 June, 1861 (See the 3rd Maine Infantry).

Washington D. C., Company I, 23 December, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was stationed at Cantonment Holt, Washington, D. C., on 23 December, 1861.

Evacuation of Fort Scott, Company K, 7 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was stationed at Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, under the command of Captain W Steele, on 6 January, 1861.

Fort Scott, Bourbon County, to Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, Company K, 7-12 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, under the command of Captain W Steele, was ordered to Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 7 January, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C. Company K arrived at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, on 12 January, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, between 12 and 28 January, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Fort Riley, on the Kansas River, to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Company K, 29 January-2 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, under the command of Captain W Steele, was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 29 January, 1861, and was accompanied by Company C. Company K arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 2 February, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, 20 March, 1861: Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 19 March, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 20 March, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was ordered to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in the morning on 11 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Headquarters, Department of the West, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, as aide de camp to Brigadier General W S Harney, on 3 February, 1861. Captain W Steele, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, resigned at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 16 May, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant G A Gordon was appointed capatin, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861.First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 June, 1861, and resigned on 13 August, 1861.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, to Washington, D. C., Company K, 2-9 July 1861: The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, under the command of First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, and First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry. Company K arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., on 9 July, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain H H Sibley, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was appointed major, 1st United States Dragoons, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 May, 1861, and resigned at Fort Union, Mora Valley, New Mexico, on 13 May, 1861.

Detachment of United States Army

United States Army, Detachment: Second LT. J S Brisbin, First United States Dragoons
J S Brisbin was appointed second lieutenant, 1st United States Dragoons, bt General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C. on 18 June, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861.

A detachment of one hundred and twenty recruits stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Second Lieutenant J S Brisbin, were ordered to Washington, D.C., on 19 July, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Maryland, at 12 PM the same day. The detachment was ordered to proceed by steamer across the Potomac River to Alexandria, Virginia, at 2 PM on 20 July, 1861, and and was accompanied by members of the 2nd Rhode Island Light Artillery. The detachment of recruits was encamped near Alexandria, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 9 PM on 20 July, 1861. The detachment arrived at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 12 AM on 21 July, 1861, and was engaged in the first battle of Bull Run.

Note: The detachment of recruits were to be assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, the 3rd United States Infantry, and the United States Cavalry and Second Lieutenant J S Brisbin, 1st United States Dragoons, was appointed captain, 6th United States Cavalry, on 5 August, 1861.

Sources

"The companies brought to New York by the Coatzacoalcos are assigned as follow: Company I, First Infantry, Fort Hamilton, New York harbour; Capt. Jas. H. King, commanding. Companies D and H, Second Cavalry, to washington city. Officers - I. N. Palmer, Second Cavalry, commanding; 1st Lieut. W. P. Chambliss, Second Cavalry. Companies B, G, I, and E, Second Cavalry, to Carlisle Barracks, Pa. Officers - Maj. Geo. H. Thomas commanding; Capts. Geo. Stoneman, Albert G. Brackett; 1st Lieut. W. H. Jenifer; 2nd Lieut. M. M. Kimmel."

The National Republican, 13 April, 1861 - The Texas Troops

"Harrisburg, 6 May - Three hundred of United States cavalry, well mounted, left Carlisle Barracks this morning for York."

The National Republican, 9 May, 1861 - Cavalry from Carlisle

"The four companies which arrived here last Friday were mounted, contrary to reports hereforeto correct. There are two companies, viz: Palmer's and Harrison's, at the Treasury building; and four companies, viz: (Stoneman's, Brackett's, Field's, and Garrard's), on Seventh street, near the Park hotel."

The Evening Star, 14 May, 1861 - The second regiment U. S. cavalry

"Four companies of this regiment of regulars are now on the Virginia side of the Potomac, and are justly regarded as among the elite of the ‘Grand Army’. One company is at Alexandria, and a squadron just back of Arlington House, consisting of G company, commanded by Lieutenants M. M. Kimmell and J. B. Holloway; I company, Lieut. T. Drummond – the whole being under command of Captain A. G. Brackett, of Mexican renown, since known for years as an experienced Indian fighter on the frontier."

Evening Star, 8 June, 1861- The Second Regiment of cavalry

"Col. Dixon H. Miles, Second United States Infantry, arrived on Saturday, with one company of Second United States Infantry, and the band, and has been put in command of a regiment now forming."

The Baltimore Daily Exchange, 13 June, 1861 - The Harpers Ferry movement, 8 June, 1861

"Yesterday, Gen. McDowell ordered the New York Fifth, Twenty-eighth, and Sixty-ninth regiments, to hold themselves in readiness to march at a moment's warning, and at 11 a. m. the Sixty-ninth - 1,100 strond - moved to Ball's Cross Roads, where they found the Captain Brackett's company of Second (regular) cavalry, and the battery of the New York Eighth regiment. Col. Corcoran commands his own (the Sixty-ninth) regiment at that point, and the whole force here is commanded by Col. Hunter, of the regular service."

The Evening Star, 21 June, 1861 - Camp Tyler, (Taylor's Tavern,) Fairfax County, Virginia, 21 June, 1861

"A detachment of regulars passed through yesterday morning to Washington. They came by way of Philadelphia, and are classified as follows: Company A, First Cavalry - Lieutenants McCormick and Wilson; Company E, First Cavalry - Captain A. V. Colburn, Lieutenant L'Hommedieu; Company K, of Second Dragoons, the whole mustering 260 men, under the command of Captain F. C. Armstrong. These troops are from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, are all in good health, and left that post on 3d instant. They are accompanied by their horses, numbering 246."

The Baltimore Daily Exchange, 10 July, 1861 - Passage of more Federal troops

"Last evening, about two hundred United States cavalry arrived at the depot from Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, and proceeded to the Park, on Seventh street, where they will be quartered."

The National Republican, 10 July, 1861 - Arrival of cavalry and recruits

"In addition to the regular garrison of the Post there were at this time at Carlisle Barracks, several troops of the 2nd (now 5th) Cavalry under command of Maj. George H. Thomas of that regiment."

Fighting rebels and redskins: Experiences in army life of Colonel George B. Sanford 1861-1892, by George B Sandford

"The first troop of the Second to tread the soil of Virginia was K (Armstrong's), which arrived early in July, and was stationed at Arlington Heights."

From Everglade to Canyon with the Second United States Cavalry, by Theophilus Francis Rodenbough

"The cavalry rejoined Palmer, and, on the morning of the 19th, Brakett's company was detailed as General McDowell's escort. Captain Lowe's company, of the 2nd Cavalry, was sent to Colonel Heintzelman, commanding a division; Captain Armstrong's company, of the 2nd Dragoons, to Colonel Hunter, also commanding a division; and the remaining four companies, under Major Palmer, were attached to Colonel Andrew Porter's brigade, of Hunter's division."

History of the United States Cavalry: From the formation of the Federal Government to the 1st of June, 1863, by Albert Gallatin Brackett

"Custer noticed that these volunteer soldiers did not step along like West Pointers. They also lacked regulation uniforms: smoe dressed in flaming scarlet, others in green, black or brown; only a few wore blue."

"By midmorning Company G reached Arlington Heights and turned into its old encampment."

Custer: The life of General George Armstrong Custer, by Jay Monaghan

"Rushing down to Washington, Second Lieutenant Custer was able to join his first unit, Company G, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, with General Irvin McDowell's army at Cenreville on the eve of the Battle of Bull Run, 20 July 1861."

Custer victorious: The Civil War battles of General George Armstrong Custer, by Gregory J W Urwin

"These companies were chiefly employed during the battle of Bull Run as supports to batteries of artillery. Those with General Hunter's division crossed Bull Run at one of the upper fords and assisted in turning the enemy's left flank, which at half-past three o'clock p.m. had been forced back until the National troops had pocession of the Warrenton Pike leading from the stone bridge."

"He participated in the battle of Bull Run, where his company served as escort to General McDowell during the entire day, having been detailed for duty on the 19th." During the diastrous retreat his company, with the regular cavalry, constituted about all there was of a rear-guard, and by vigorous and intelligent action did much to restore order among the volunteers, who had been abandoned by their own appointed officers." Captain A G Brackett

"He reported to the adjutant-general of the army on 20th of July, and was selected by General Scott as a bearer of dispatches to General McDowell. He started at seven o'clock PM for Centreville, where he arrived about three o'clock PM of 21st, and having delivered his dispatches, reported for duty with his company at daybreak, and participated in the battle of Bull Run, where he was distinguished for gallant conduct." Second Lieutenant G A Custer

Across the continent with the Fifth Cavalry, by George Frederic Price

"I had one company of cavalry attached to my division, which was joined during the engagement by the cavalry of Colonel Hunter's division."

Report of Colonel S. P. Heintzelman, Seventeenth United States Infantry, commanding Third Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia

"I had one company of cavalry attached to my division, which was joined, during the engagement, by the cavalry of Colonel Hunter’s division. Major Palmer, who commanded them, was anxious to engage the enemy."

The C.S.A., and the Battle of Bull Run: A letter to an English friend, by J G Barnard

William H. Emory: Soldier-scientist, by L David Norris, James C Milligan and Odie B Faulk

George Thomas: Virginian for the Union, by Christopher J Einolf

The Lyon campaign in Missouri being a history of the First Iowa Infantry and of the causes which led up to its organization, and how it earned the thanks of Congress, which it got: together with a birdseye view of the conditions in Iowa preceding the great Civil War of 1861, by E F Ware, a private soldier in Company E of said regiment

An account of the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, fought between the Union troops, commanded by Gen. N. Lyon and the Southern, or Confederate troops, under command of Gens. McCulloch and Price, on Saturday, 10 August, 1861, in Greene county, Missouri, written and comp. from authentic sources, by Holcombe & Adams

Of duty well and faithfully done: A history of the Regular Army in the Civil War, by Clayton R Newell and Charles R Shrader

The Army of the United States: Historical sketches of staff and line with portraits of generals in chief, by T F Rodenbough, Brevet Brigadier General, and W L Haskin, Major, First Artillery

Official Army Register for September 1861, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, 1 September, 1861

Biographical register of officers and graduates of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y., from its establishment, 16 March, 1802, to the Army reorganisation of 1866-67, by Bvt. Major General George W Cullum, Colonel, Corps of Enginers, U.S. Army

Notes

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D and H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, were stationed at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 11 April, 1861; the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 5 May, 1861, and the 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C and E, and the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on 1 July, 1861.

Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, to Washington, D. C., Companies D & H, 12-13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D and H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, were ordered to Washington, D. C., on 12 April, 1861, and arrived on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D and H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, Company D, were stationed at the Treasury Building, Washington, D. C., on 13 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., Companies B, E, G, & I, 6-10 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, E, G, and I, were ordered to Washington, D. C., on 6 May, 1861, and arrived at Park Hotel, Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, D, E, G, H, and I, were assigned to guard duty at the White House and the Treasury buildings, Washington, D. C., between 11 and 23 May 1861.

Occupation of Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, & Alexandria, Companies B, E, & I, 24 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant C H Tompkins, was ordered across the Potomac River at the Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, D. C., and Companies E and I, Major G Stoneman, 1st United States Cavalry, at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., at 2 AM on 24 May, 1861, and Company B arrived at the intersection of the Georgetown & Falls Church Road and the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad; Company E at Alexandria, Virginia, and Company I at Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day (See the Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria).

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies E and I, under the command of Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, and Captain A G Brackett, respectively, were order across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., on 24 May, 1861.

Distribution, Companies B, E, I, & G, 24-31 May, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was stationed on the Georgetown & Falls Church Road at the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad in the afternoon on 24 May, 1861, and two companies of the 28th New York State Militia were assigned as support the same day (See the 28th New York State Militia). Company B was assigned to the Aqueduct Brigade, under the command of Colonel D Hunter, on 24 May, 1861, and was stationed on the Georgetown & Falls Church Road between Arlington Heights and Balls Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 31 May, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, under the command of Second Lieutenant T Drummond, was ordered across the Potomac River by the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., on 26 May, 1861, and was assigned to Captain A G Brackett, stationed at the rear of Arlington House, near Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, was stationed at Alexandria, Virginia, under the command of First Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, on 31 May, 1861.

Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, Company B, 31 May-1 June, 1861: A detachment of fifty members of the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant CH Tompkins, was ordered on a reconnaissance near Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 3 PM on 31 May, 1861, and was engaged in a skirmish in the morning on 1 June, 1861 (See the Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse).

Note: Second Lieutenant D S Gordon, 2nd United States Dragoons, was assigned to the detachment of the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, during the skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 1 June, 1861

Rockville Expedtion, Company H, 10-30 June, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain W T Magruder, 1st United States Dragoons, was ordered to Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 10 June, 1861, and was stationed on the Poolesville Road, one mile above Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 13 June, 1861. The detachment of Company H was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861 (See the Rockville Expedition).

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was stationed at Balls Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, on 20 June, 1861.

West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, 24 June, 1861: Cadet G A Custer arrived at Washington, D. C., on 20 July, 1861, and was appointed second lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, Company G, by Special Orders No.41, War Department, Adjutant and General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861.

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Washington, D. C., 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C & E & 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, 2-9 July, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C and E, and the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, under the command of First Lieutenant F C Armstrong, 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, were ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861, and was accompanied by First Lieutenant & Adjutant A V Colburn, 1st United States Cavalry. The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C and E, and the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 9 July, 1861, and were ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., the same day. The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies C and E, and the 2nd United Dragoons, Company K, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, on 9 July, 1861, and were ordered to Park Hotel, on Seventh Street, Washington, D. C., the same day.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, under the command of Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry; the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I, to the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, under the command of Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry; and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, to the First Brigade, Third Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, under the command of Colonel W B Franklin, 12th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G & I; 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A & C, & 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I; 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, under the command of Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Infantry, were ordered to proceed by the Columbia Turnpike to Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived at the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, near Arlington Mills, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 6 PM the same day. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I; 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, arrived at Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 PM on 16 July, 1861, and were ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I; 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, arrived by the Little River Turnpike via Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM the same day and were ordered to proceed by the Warrenton Turnpike to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I; 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, arrived at Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, same day.

Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, Company B, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, was assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, on 16 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861. Company B arrived at Vienna via Old Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day and was ordered to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 17 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, arrived at Germantown via Flint Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day and was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 18 July, 1861. Company B arrived by the Warrenton Turnpike at Centreville via Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning the same day.

Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, Company E, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, accompanied the First Brigade, Third, Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, and was ordered to proceed by the Old Fairfax Road to Pohick Run at 10 AM on 16 July, 1861. Company E arrived at the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, near Burkes Station, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 PM the same day, and was ordered to Sangster's Station, Prince William County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 17 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, arrived at Sangster's Station, Prince William County, via Elzey's, Fairfax County, Virginia,at 3 PM same day and was ordered to Little Rocky Run, near Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5 PM on 18 July, 1861. Company E arrived by the Old Braddock Road at Little Rocky Run, near Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 9 PM the same day.

Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, Companies G & I, 18 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, were ordered on a reconnaissance to Blackburn's and Mitchell's Fords, on the Bull Run River, under the command of Colonel I B Richardson, in the morning on 18 July, 1861, and were accompanied by Brethschneider's Light Battalion Infantry (See Brethschneider's Light Battalion Infantry).

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I were assigned as support to the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, during a skirmish at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, between 12 PM and 4 PM ton 18 July, 186 (See the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E).

Distribution, United States Battalion Cavalry, 19 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, was assigned as escort to Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army; the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, as escort to Brigadier General S P Heintzleman, 17th United states Infantry; the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, as escort to Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B and G, and 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, to the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, under the command of Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 19 July, 1861.

Assignments prior to first battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Second Lieutenant D S Gordon, 2nd United States Dragoons, was assigned as aide de camp to Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry (See the Fisrt Brigade, First Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia); Second Lieutenant G A Custer to the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G; Second Lieutenants J W Spangler and H McQuade, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, and Second Lieutennat C B McClellen, United States Mounted Riflemen, to the United States Battalion Cavalry; First Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, as aide de camp to Colonel S P Heintzelman, 17th United States Infantry (See the Third Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia); First Lieutenant S W Stockton, 1st United States Cavalry, as aide de camp to Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry (See the Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia).

Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The United States Battalion Cavalry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 4.30 AM the same day. The battalion was ordered to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 5.30 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 9.30 AM the same day.

Order of march, 21 July, 1861: The 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D; the United States Marine Corps Battalion; the 27th New York Infantry; the 14th New York State Militia Infantry; the 8th New York State Militia Infantry; the United States Battalion Infantry; and the United States Battalion Cavalry, on 16 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D and H, were assigned to guard duty at the Treasury Building, Washington, D. C., during the first battle of Bull Run.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: After the first battle of Bull Run the United States Battalion Cavalry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 8.30 PM the same day. The battalion arrived near Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Redesignated, 3 August, 1861: The 1st United States Cavalry was redesignated the 4th United States Cavalry; the 2nd United States Cavalry the 5th United States Cavalry; the 2nd United States Dragoons the 2nd United States Cavalry; and the United States Mounted Riflemen the 3rd United States Cavalry on 3 August, 1861.

Colonel A Porter, First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain A Porter, United States Mounted Riflemen, was appointed colonel, 16th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

The Department of Northeastern Virginia and the Department of Washington were consolidated as the Military District of the Potomac on 25 July, 1861, and was redesignated the Department of the Potomac or Army of the Potomac on 15 August, 1861. The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E, were assigned as Provost Guard, under the command of Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, on 30 July, 1861; the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, to Brigadier General W T Sherman's Brigade, Army of the Potomac, and Company G, to Brigadier General P Kearney's Brigade, Army of the Potomac, on 4 August, 1861; and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B and E, to duty at Washington, D. C., in August 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.2: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, p60
First Lieutenant C H Tompkins, Second United States Cavalry, dated Cavalry Union, near Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 1 June, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.37: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, p393
Major I N Palmer, Second United States Cavalry, United States Battalion Cavalry, dated Cavalry Camp, near Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 23 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.32: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp353-356
Colonel A Porter, Sixteenth United States Infantry, First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, dated Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.31: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp382-383
Colonel D Hunter, Third United States Cavalry, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, dated Washington, D. C., 5 August, 1861