7th South Carolina Cavalry

   

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Muster In: March 18, 18641
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Alexander C. Haskell
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Lieutenant Colonel Isaac G. McKissick
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Major Edward M. Boykin
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army 3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army [20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 117]

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army4

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    • Lieutenant Colonel Isaac G. McKissick (went on leave July 19, 1864) 5
    • ? (July 19-July 31, 1864)6
    • Colonel Alexander C. Haskell (July 31, 1864)7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army8

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army10,11

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    • Colonel Alexander C. Haskell (September 29, 1864)12
    • Major Edward M. Boykin13
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Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
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Bibliography:

Petersburg Campaign Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 46 & 49
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 46 & 49
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 117
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 143
  11. Sommers, Richard J. “Grant’s Fifth Offensive at Petersburg: A Study in Strategy, Tactics, and Generalship.  The Battle of Poplar Spring Church, the First Battle of the Darbytown Road, the Second Battle of the Squirrel Level Road, the Second Battle of the Darbytown Road (Ulysses S. Grant, Virginia).” Doctoral Thesis. Rice University, 1970. Print. p. 1315.
  12. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 143

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