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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.

Other Sources

Wikipedia

The Civl War Archive Shows Regimental Histories

Denison, Rev. Frederic. Sabres and Spurs: The First Regiment Rhode Island Cavalry Book online

1st New Hampshire Cavalry Regiment Rosters This regiment organized at Concord N.H., afterward designated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry as Companies I, K, L, M.

Battle Flag of 1st Rhode Island Cavalry Returned Tells about the regimental flag being lost and then returned in 2008

American Civil War Pictures & Photos - 1st Rhode Island Cavalry - Photo of Colonel Alfred Duffie

Photo of Colonel R.B. Lawton