14th Battalion Cavalry

14th Cavalry Battalion, formerly Woodfin's Battalion, was organized at Asheville, North Carolina, during the summer of 1862 with three companies, later increased to six. The men were from Buncombe, Haywood, Transylvania, and Madison counties. It was assigned to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia and served in the western part of North Carolina. In the spring of 1865 four additional companies from Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania counties joined the command. It now was also called the 79th Regiment-8th Cavalry. The regiment fought at Salisbury on April 12 and disbanded near Morgantown on April 17. Lieutenant Colonel James L. Henry and Major Charles M. Roberts were in command.

First Name Last Name Company Rank_In Rank_Out
M. R. Alerson E Private Private
Migeman N. Allison E Private Private
S. S. Baxter B Private Private
James Beard A Private Private
James Bearde A Private Private
Ephraim Berry B Private Private
William Black F Private Private
C. Boyce Private Private
F. A. M. Boyd E First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
J. Brower B Private Private
J. T. Brown B Private Private
Nineveh T. Buckner K Private Private
J. M. Calaway G Private Private
James M. Calloway G Private Private
N.B. Cassady B Private Private
Nathaniel V. Cassady B Private Private
Nathaniel B. Cassiday B Private Private
Nathaniel B. Cassidy B Private Private
T.J. Chandler E Private Private
A.A. Crawford E Private Private
A.N. Creesmon First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
P.A. Cummings F Private Quartermaster Sergeant
John H. Davis C Private Private
J. P. Deevor G Captain Captain
R. M. Dever D Private Private
J.D. Dickman Private Private
John Dillingham K Private Private
George Dunlap C,K Private Private
J.B. Edgerton
David H. England G Private Private
David H. Engram G Private Private
Berry B. Franklin A Private Private
Perry B. Franklin A Private Private
Luton A. Gentry K Private Private
Neuton A. Gentry K Private Private
James R. Goldsmith G Private Private
M.P. Hamptdon G Private Private
J. A. Harris A Captain Captain
J. F. Hill G Private Private
Reilly Hill E Private Private
Nathan Y. Horton D Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
M.H. Johnson A Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
E.H. Joiner F Private
J. H. Keits G Private Private
B.W. Kirby Private Private
D.P. Knife G Private Private
John B. Lance K Private Private
Joseph R. Lance B Private Private
John Ledford E Private Private
P. Lewis I Private Private
E. McCarlie D Private Private
William E. McCourry D Private Private
William B. McCurry D Private Private
William E. McCurry D Private Private
Thomas Miller F,L Private Private
J. Mitchie Surgeon Surgeon
G. W. Morgan F First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
W. Morrison Surgeon Surgeon
Woodford McD. Nelson E Private Private
W. J. Norton B Private
W. F. Parker F Captain Captain
William H. Parton E Private Private
J. M. Pate A,E Private Private
W.H. Porton E Private Private
A. E. Posey B Lieutenant Lieutenant
B.J. Proffitt B Private Private
Hiram A. Ray D Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
James M. Ray I Private
James G. Reynolds E Private Private
William P. Riddle K Private Private
C. M. Roberts Major Major
John W. Rolans E Private Private
Joseph A. Russell E Captain Captain
F.S. Savadge I Private Private
M. Seigle Private Private
William Smeeton Private Private
J. A. Smith E Private Private
J. H. Smith F Lieutenant Lieutenant
William C. Turner Private Sergeant
James Walden C Private Private
James W. Walker B Sergeant Sergeant
James M. Walton C Private Private
A. J. West E Private Private
H. White Private Private
Reuben P. Whitt K Private Private
Solomon C. Wilhite D Private Private
Isaac H. Williams Private Private
S. C. Willright D Private Private
Joseph P. Wilson B Private Private
L. S. Wright I Private Private

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