3rd Cavalry Regiment

3rd Cavalry Regiment [also called 11th Regiment] was organized during the early summer of 1862 by consolidating the seven company 11th (Estes') Alabama Cavalry with two companies from Georgia and one from Tennessee. In December the unit contained 448 effectives and during the war served under General Wharton, Colonel W. B. Wade, then Generals Humes, W. W. Allen, and R. H. Anderson. It fought at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, and Campbell's Station, and later was involved in the Atlanta Campaign, the defense of Savannah, and the campaign of the Carolinas. The regiment disbanded prior to the surrender of the Army of Tennessee. Its commanders were Colonels W. N. Estes, James R. Howard, and P. H. Rice, and Lieutenant Colonels F. M. Corn and John McCaskill.

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