LaFayette Company Cavalry

Pennsylvania Volunteers

Organization:

Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., November 6, 1862.
Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863.
4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863.
Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division, West Virginia, to December, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, to February, 1864.

Service:

Scout and guard duty in Railroad District, Middle Dept., and on Upper Potomac till February, 1864.
Action near Moorefield, W. Va., April 6, 1863.
Williamsport, Md., August 4.
Burlington October 13.
Descent upon Salem December 16.
Jackson River, near Covington, December 19.
Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties December 31, 1863-January 5, 1864.
Medley January 29-30.
Evacuation of Petersburg January 30.
Burlington February 1.
Consolidated with Ringgold Battalion February 9, 1864.

Source:  Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of he Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources.Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908

Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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