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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized at Pawtucket as 1st New England Cavalry, afterwards designated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, December 14, 1861 to March 3, 1862<br>Mustered out at Baltimore, Md., August 3, 1865
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry was organized at Pawtucket as 1st New England Cavalry.&nbsp;&nbsp;Afterwards it was designated as&nbsp;1st Rhode Island Cavalry, It was mustered in on December 14, 1861 to March 3, 1862.<br>It was mustered out at Baltimore, Maryland, August 3, 1865.
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===

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Brief History

     The 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry was organized at Pawtucket as 1st New England Cavalry.  Afterwards it was designated as 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, It was mustered in on December 14, 1861 to March 3, 1862.
It was mustered out at Baltimore, Maryland, August 3, 1865.

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.


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