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1st Regiment Maryland Volunteer Cavalry
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Active April/August, 1861 to August 8, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements Battle of Greenbrier River
Battle of Ball's Bluff
Battle of Hancock
First Battle of Winchester
Battle of Cedar Mountain
First Battle of Rappahannock Station
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Chantilly
Battle of Harpers Ferry
Battle of Fredericksburg (present but not engaged)
Chancellorsville Campaign
Stoneman's 1863 Raid
Battle of Brandy Station
Battle of Aldie
Battle of Middleburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Bristoe Campaign
Mine Run Campaign
Second Battle of Deep Bottom
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Chaffin's Farm
Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads
Battle of Darbytown Road
Battle of Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road
Appomattox Campaign
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The 1st Regiment Maryland Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War.


Companies organized and mustered in between April and August 1861 in Baltimore and Pennsylvania, and served in the Department of West Virginia and the Army of the Potomac; in Hatch's Cavalry Brigade, Department of the Shenandoah, from March, 1862; in the Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Corps (really the old 5th Corps), Army of Virginia, from June 1862; with the Cavalry Brigade, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 1862; various brigades/divisions, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from January 1863; Provost Marshal General's Command, Army of the Potomac, from October 1863;from June 1864 in 10th Corps, Army of the James, then in the 3rd Brigade of the Cavalry Division, Army of the James, until April, 1865; cavalry and duty in the Department of Virginia until mustered out in August 1865.[1]

The regiment particularly distinguished itself at the cavalry battles of Brandy Station and Gettysburg. During part of its time in 10th Corps, the regiment fought dismounted, and for the remainder was brigaded with the 1st Regiment New York Mounted Rifles.

Total strength and casualties

The regiment lost 3 officers and 65 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 130 enlisted men to disease.[2]


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