11th Cavalry Regiment

11th Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 6th Cavalry Regiment, was organized early in 1864. Attached to General Selby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, it skirmished the Federals in various conflicts in Arkansas, then saw action in Price's Missouri Expedition. During this operation the unit lost 10 killed, 40 wounded, and 20 missing. It disbanded in the spring of 1865. The field officers were Colonel Moses W. Smith, Lieutenant Colonel James C. Hooper, and Major Jerry C. Cravens.

It started out as the 6th Missouri Cavalry (Col. John T. Coffee's regiment). In December 1862, it was re-designated as the 11th Missouri Cavalry and came under the command of Colonels Gideon W. Thompson and Moses W. Smith. (See also roster for 6th Missouri Cavalry and "Coffee's Regiment Missouri Cavalry"). It can also be confused with the 11th Missouri Cavalry battalion, which became the 10th Missouri Cavalry.  Cannot find rosters for this regiment.  Very fragmented.

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