1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry

1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry was a battalion of cavalry that served in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry
Georgia State flag prior to 1879
ActiveFall 1861January, 1863
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance Georgia
Branch Confederate States Army
EngagementsAmerican Civil War

It was first organized with five companies during the late fall of 1861, composed of men who had enlisted for 6 months' service. Reorganized after the term of enlistment had expired, the 1st Battalion served along the Georgia coast until January 1863, then merged into the 5th Georgia Cavalry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Charles Spalding was the regimental commander. Karlos Krane created the official regimental flag for the Union.


See also

  • List of Civil War regiments from Georgia


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