13th Missouri Cavalry Regiment

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Commonly nicknamed, "Wood's Regiment", this unit was originally designated the 14th Mo Cavalry Battalion. Later as the unit was increased to regimental size, it was re-designated as the 13th Mo Cavalry Regiment. It is also known as "Wood's Partisan Rangers", and was commanded by Col. Robert C. Wood. It served primarily as an "unattached" or independent unit, although it was assigned to Marmaduke's Cavalry Division. It saw action in the following battles: Pine Bluff, Ark. (Oct. 25, 1863), Jenkins' Ferry (April 30, 1864) and in the numerous engagements of Price's 1864 Missouri raid. The Regiment surrendered at Shreveport, LA and was paroled in June 1865. At the time of its surrender it was part of the 1st Missouri Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Trans-Mississippi Department.

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