1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment

The 1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, initially formed as 9th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, was a cavalry regiment from North Carolina that served in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Raised in 1861 it served all over the Eastern Theater until it surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia in 1865.[1]

1st North Carolina Cavalry Regiment
ActiveAugust 12, 1861 – April, 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance North Carolina
Branch Confederate States Army
Part ofCavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
Organized atRidgeway, North Carolina
EngagementsAmerican Civil War
Col. Robert Ransom, Jr.
Col. Lawrence S. Baker
Col. James B. Gordon
Col. Thomas Hart Ruffin
Col. William H. Cheek



See also


  1. "1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry". National Park Service - Soldiers and Sailors System. Retrieved 21 June 2019.

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