Indian cavalry is the name collectively given (for lack of a better one) to the Midwest and Eastern American Indians who fought during the American Civil War, most of them on horseback and for the South.


The Cherokee Braves Flag, as flown by Stand Watie.

  • Scales'/Fry's Battalion of Cherokee Cavalry
  • Meyer's Battalion of Cherokee Cavalry
  • Cherokee Battalion of Infantry
  • Second Cherokee Artillery

Chickasaw Nation[edit | edit source]

  • First Regiment of Chickasaw Infantry
  • First Regiment of Chickasaw Cavalry First Colonel: William L. Hunter
  • First Battalion of Chickasaw Cavalry
  • Shecoe's Chickasaw Battalion of Mounted Volunteers

Choctaw Nation[edit | edit source]

  • First Regiment Choctaw & Chickasaw Mounted Rifles
  • First Regiment of Choctaw Mounted Rifles
  • Deneale's Regiment of Choctaw Warriors
  • Second Regiment of Choctaw Cavalry
  • Third Regiment of Choctaw Cavalry
  • Folsom's Battalion of Choctaw Mounted Rifles
  • Capt. John Wilkin's Company of Choctaw Infantry
  • Northwest Frontier Command of Indian Territory

Creek Nation[edit | edit source]

  • First Creek Mounted Rifles - Col. Daniel N. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. A - 2nd Lt. William McIntosh
    • Co. C - Capt. William F. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. G - Capt. William H. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. G - 2nd Lt. A.H. McIntosh
  • Second Creek Mounted Rifles - Lt. Col. Chilly McIntosh, Commanding

Seminole Nation[edit | edit source]

  • First Battalion Seminole Mounted Volunteers
  • First Regiment Seminole Mounted Volunteers

Osage Cavalry Battalion[edit | edit source]

  • First Commander: Major Broken Arm [1][2]

Native American units in the US Armed forces[edit | edit source]

Indian Home Guard (American Civil War)

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