1st Texas Cavalry Regiment (Union)

The 1st Texas Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment from Texas that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Raised in Louisiana in 1862; it served in the Department of the Gulf and in Texas. It was consolidated with the 2nd Texas Cavalry Regiment in November 1864.[1] Afterwards it continued to serve until being disbanded in November 1865.[2]

1st Texas Cavalry Regiment
ActiveNovember 6, 1862 – November 4, 1865
Country United States of America
Allegiance Texas
BranchUnion Army
Size8 companies (initially)
12 companies
Part ofDepartment of the Gulf
Organized atNew Orleans, Louisiana
EngagementsAmerican Civil War
Col. Edmund J. Davis
Col. John L. Haynes


See also


  1. Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force of the United States Army for the Years 1861, '62, '63, '64, '65 (Part IV ed.). Office of the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army. August 31, 1865. p. 1161. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  2. "1st Regiment, Texas Cavalry". National Park Service - Soldiers and Sailors System. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
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