Hatch's Battalion, Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry
100px
Flag of Minnesota
Active July 25, 1863 to June 22, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements None

Hatch's Battalion, Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry Battalion that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

The battalion was mustered in at Fort Snelling and St. Paul, Minnesota between July 25, 1863 and September, 1863. An additional two companies were raised in 1864. The battalion was originally assigned to Pembina, Dakota Territory and remained there until May 1864 when it was moved to Fort Abercrombie and other small posts until mustered out two years later.

Commander[edit | edit source]

  • Major E.A.C. Hatch - September 30, 1863 to June 1864
  • Lt. Colonel C. Powell Adams - July 15, 1864 to June 22, 1866

Casualties and total strength[edit | edit source]

Hatch's Battalion, Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry lost no men killed in action or died of wounds received in battle and 21 enlisted men died of disease. Total fatalities were

21.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  • Andrews, General Christopher Columbus, ed., (1891). Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars. Pioneer Press. 
  • Jones, Robert Huhn (1960). The Civil War in the Northwest. University of Oklahoma Press. 

External links[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.