8th Cavalry Regiment
8th Cavalry Regiment was formed during the late
summer of 1862 and mustered into Confederate service in September.
The unit fought in Kentucky, then rode with J.H. Morgan. Most
of the men were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and a
remnant at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The 8th was not reorganized.
It commanders were Colonel R.S. Cluke, Lieutenant Colonel Cicero
Coleman, and Major Robert S. Bullock.