1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry

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1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at San Antonio, Tex., Santa Fe, N. Mex., and Muscogee, Ind. T., May 1 to 21,1898, with 47 officers and 994 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Cavalry Brigade, Fifth Army Corps, June 4
  • Movements:
    • Concentrated at San Antonio, Tex
    • Left San Antonio May 30; arrived at Tampa, Fla., June 4
    • Headquarters and Companies A, B, D, E, F, G, K, and L sailed from Tampa June 14; arrived at Daiquiri. Cuba, June 22
    • Particpated in the engagement at Las Guasimas, June 24, and at San Juan, July 1 to 3, and in the Santiago campaign.
    • Left Santiago August 8; arrived at Montauk Point, N. Y., August 14
    • Companies C, H, I, and M left Tampa, Fla., August 8; arrived at Montauk Point August 12

Regiment mustered out of the service of the United States at Montauk Point, N. Y., September 15, 1898, with 47 officers and 1,090 men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 2; wounded, 7; died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-killed in action, 21; wounded, 97; died of wounds, 3; died of disease, 19; deserted, 12.


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