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Stewart's Independent Cavalry Battalion (Illinois)
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Active 1861 to December 25, 1862
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The Stewart's Independent Cavalry Battalion (Illinois) was a cavalry battalion that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

Stewart's Battalion was consolidated in 1861 at Jackson, Tennessee from Stewart's Independent Cavalry Company as Company "A;" Carmichael's Independent Cavalry Company as Company "B;" Dollins' Independent Cavalry Company as Company "C;" O'Harnett's Independent Cavalry Company as Company "D"; Hutchins' Independent Cavalry Company as Company "E."

The battalion was transferred to the 15th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry on December 25, 1862 as Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "F".

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See also[]

  • List of Illinois Civil War Units
  • Illinois in the American Civil War

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