10th Cavalry Regiment was organized in December, 1862, at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It was formed by consolidating the 5th Battalion, Hilliard's Alabama Legion and the 19th Georgia Cavalry Battalion. The unit was attached to W. B. Wade's, Humes', W, W. Allen's, and R. H. Anderson's Brigade. It saw action at Monticello, skirmished in Kentucky, and lost 50 men in the fight at Jimtown. The regiment sustained many casualties at Chickamauga and later was involved in various conflicts during the Atlanta Campaign. After being part of Wheeler's last raid as far as Saltville, Virginia, it moved to North Carolina and fought at Bentonville. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered with the Army of Tennessee, about 300 strong. The field officers were Colonels Charles T. Goode and William I. Vason, Lieutenant Colonel Miles M. Slaughter, and Major John B. Rudolph.