Moreland's Cavalry Battalion

Moreland's Cavalry Battalion was organized in August, 1863, at Russellville, Alabama, with men raised in Franklin County. Assigned to General Roddey's Brigade, the four-company battalion skirmished in North Alabama and Tennessee during the winter and spring of 1863-1864. Later it moved to Mississippi and took an active part in the fight at Tishomingo Creek. On May 18, 1865, it surrendered at Luka. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel M. D. Moreland and Major J. N. George.

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