9th Regiment Cavalry (Ward's)




9th Cavalry Regiment [also called 13th or 15th Cavalry] was organized as an eight-company battalion in September, 1862, then two other companies were assigned in November. The men were from Sumner, Trousdale, Smith, and Wilson counties. It skirmished in Tennessee and Kentucky and served in General Morgan's Brigade. On Morgan's raid into Ohio during July, 1863, most of the men were captured at Buffington Island and New Lisbon. Those that remained went on to serve in the 1st Kentucky Cavalry Battalion. The field officers were Colonels James D. Bennett and William W. Ward, Lieutenant Colonel R.A. Alston, and Major Richard McCann.

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