1st Cavalry Battalion, Arizona Brigade

1st Cavalry Battalion, Arizona Brigade (also called 4th Battalion) was organized during the early summer of 1861 with five companies. For a time it served in the Army of New Mexico, then was assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department. The battalion fought in various conflicts in the New Mexico Territory and Louisiana and during January 1864, merged into the 1st Texas Cavalry Regiment, Arizona Brigade. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel A. H. Davidson and Major Michael Looscan.

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