6th Cavalry Regiment
6th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the
summer of 1862 with men from the central and eastern section of
Kentucky. It was mustered into Confederate service in September.
For a time the unit skirmished in Kentucky attached to Buford's
Brigade, then it fought with J.H. Morgan. Most of its members
were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and the remaining
part at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The regiment was not reorganized.
Its commanders were Colonel J. Warren Grigsby, Lieutenant Colonel
Thomas W. Napier, and Major William G. Bullitt.